I guess I don't so much mind being old, as I mind being fat and old.
He that can have patience can have what he will.
The use of money is all the advantage there is in having it.
Fatigue is the best pillow.
God helps those who help themselves.
He who falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.
All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.
Applause waits on success.
He that's secure is not safe.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
Each year one vicious habit discarded, in time might make the worst of us good.
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.
He that has not got a wife is not yet a complete man.
Nine men in ten are would be suicides.
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.
Leisure is the time for doing something useful. This leisure the diligent person will obtain the lazy one never.
It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation, and only one bad one to lose it.
Beware the hobby that eats.
I have no private interest in the reception of my inventions by the world, having never made, nor proposed to make, the least profit by any of them.
Do good to your friends to keep them, to your enemies to win them.
In reality, there is, perhaps, no one of our natural passions so hard to subdue as pride.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble.