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Benjamin Franklin

Success has ruin’d many a Man.

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Benjamin Franklin

Children and Princes will quarrel for Trifles.

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Benjamin Franklin

Onions can make ev’n heirs and widows weep.

Benjamin Franklin

It is ill Jesting with the Joiner’s Tools, worse with the Doctor’s.

Benjamin Franklin

ON THE FLORIDA WAR
From Georgia to Augustine the General goes:
From Augustine to Florida comes our foes;
Hardy from Charleston to St. Simons hies,
Again from thence to Charleston back he flies.
Forth from St. Simons then the Spaniards creep;
Say, Children, Is not this your play, Bo Peep?

Benjamin Franklin

If man could have Half his Wishes, he would double his Troubles.

Benjamin Franklin

Many have quarrel’d about Religion, that never practised it.

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Benjamin Franklin

Sudden Pow’r is apt to be insolvent, Sudden Liberty saucy; that behaves best which has grown gradually.

Benjamin Franklin

If you would reap Praise you must sow the Seeds, gentle Words and useful Deeds.

Benjamin Franklin

A man in a passion rides a mad horse.

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