Certainty? In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes.
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
When you're finished changing, you're finished.
A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.
Constant complaint is the poorest sort of pay for all the comforts we enjoy.
Category: Complaints And Complaining
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Singularity in the right hath ruined many; happy those who are convinced of the general opinion.
Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Who is wise? He that learns from everyone. Who is powerful? He that governs his passions. Who is rich? He who is content. Who is that? Nobody.
Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor.
Drive thy business or it will drive thee.
While we may not be able to control all that happens to us, we can control what happens inside us.
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends; never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can; to hearken to what is said and to answer to the purpose.
If we do not hang together, we will all hang separately.