We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.
Lost time is never found again.
And whether you're an honest man, or whether you're a thief, depends on whose solicitor has given me my brief.
It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man.
Where liberty is, there is my country.
Rather go to bed without dinner than to rise in debt.
Admiration is the daughter of ignorance.
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
If you would be loved, love, and be loveable.
A good conscience is a continual Christmas.
For my own part, I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen the representative of our country. He is a bird of bad moral character. He does not get his living honestly.
The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice.
I wake up every morning at nine and grab for the morning paper. Then I look at the obituary page. If my name is not on it, I get up.
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
How few there are who have courage enough to own their faults, or resolution enough to mend them.
A penny saved is two pence clear.
Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.
An egg today is better than a hen to-morrow.
Remember that credit is money.
He that speaks much, is much mistaken.
Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain - and most fools do.
Be slow in choosing a friend, slower in changing.
There never was a truly great man that was not at the same time truly virtuous.
Gain may be temporary and uncertain; but ever while you live, expense is constant and certain: and it is easier to build two chimneys than to keep one in fuel.
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones - with ingratitude.
I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Industry need not wish.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately.
Don't throw stones at your neighbors if your own windows are glass.
Hide not your talents. They for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
If you desire many things, many things will seem few.
Beauty and folly are old companions.
If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.