Fear God, and your enemies will fear you.— Benjamin Franklin
Unique Poor Richard quotations
He that cannot obey, cannot command.
Be civil to all; serviceable to many; familiar with few; friend to one; enemy to none.
The honey is sweet, but the Bee stings.
Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, but it is forbidden because it is hurtful.
The Honey is sweet, but the Bee has a Sting.
Diligence overcomes difficulties; sloth makes them.
When you are good to others, you are best to yourself.
He that goes a borrowing goes a sorrowing.
He that drinks his Cyder alone, let him catch his Horse alone.
Men and Melons are hard to know.
The rotten apple spoils his companion.
Poverty wants some things, Luxury many things, Avarice all things
Handle your tools without mittens.
God helps them that help themselves.
He that scatters thorns, let him not go barefoot.
It is better to take many injuries than to give one.
To be proud of knowledge is to be blind with light.
Being # IGNORANT is not so much a SHAME, as being UNWILLING to LEARN to do things THE # RIGHT WAY.
There never was a good knife made of bad steel.
If you have no Honey in your Pot, have some in your Mouth.
A man in a passion, rides a mad horse.
If you, do what you should not, you must bear what you would not.
Women and wine, game and deceit, make the wealth small, and the want great
The second vice is lying, the first is running in debt.
There will be sleeping enough in the grave.
Don't go to the doctor with every distemper, nor to the lawyer with every quarrel, nor to the pot for every thirst.
The thrifty maxim of the wary Dutch, Is to save all the Money they can touch
The cunning man steals a horse, the wise man lets him alone.
Creditors are a superstitious sect, great observers of set days and times.
The borrower is a slave to the lender and the debtor to the creditor.