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" A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent. "
" Since thou are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. "
" The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise. "
" God grant that not only the love of liberty but a thorough knowledge of the rights of man may pervade all the nations of the earth, so that a philosopher may set his foot anywhere on its surface and say: 'This is my country.' "
" Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure. "
" Content makes poor men rich; discontent makes rich men poor. "
" It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is the miserable man. "
" Applause waits on success. "
" If a man could have half of his wishes, he would double his troubles. "
" Where there is a free government, and the people make their own laws by their representatives, I see no injustice in their obliging one another to take their own paper money. "
" Necessity never made a good bargain. "
" For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise. "
" Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God. "
" He that won't be counseled can't be helped. "
" He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals. "
" Honesty is the best policy. "
" He that's secure is not safe. "
" A penny saved is a penny earned. "
" A place for everything, everything in its place. "
" I saw few die of hunger; of eating, a hundred thousand. "
" In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. "
" Those who govern, having much business on their hands, do not generally like to take the trouble of considering and carrying into execution new projects. The best public measures are therefore seldom adopted from previous wisdom, but forced by the occasion. "
" Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out. "
" Distrust and caution are the parents of security. "
" If all printers were determined not to print anything till they were sure it would offend nobody, there would be very little printed. "
" Savages we call them because their manners differ from ours. "
" Who is rich? He that rejoices in his portion. "
" Energy and persistence conquer all things. "
" 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. "
" The strictest law sometimes becomes the severest injustice. "
" 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. "