If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality.
No nation was ever ruined by trade.
He that won’t be counseled can’t be helped.
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
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.
Beware the hobby that eats.
The only thing that is more expensive than education is ignorance.
Time is money.
I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one’s temper and disturb one’s quiet.
God works wonders now and then; Behold a lawyer, an honest man.
Marriage is the most natural state of man, and… the state in which you will find solid happiness.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
All wars are follies, very expensive and very mischievous ones.