They that are on their guard and appear ready to receive their adversaries, are in much less danger of being attacked than the supine, secure and negligent.
Plough deep while sluggards sleep.
Write your injuries in dust, your benefits in marble.
You will find the key to success under the alarm clock.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
He that won't be counseled can't be helped.
Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing abatement.
The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.
Proclaim not all thou knowest, all thou knowest, all thou hast, nor all thou cans't.
She laughs at everything you say. Why? Because she has fine teeth.
Most fools think they are only ignorant.
If you would know the value of money try to borrow some.
Most people return small favors, acknowledge medium ones and repay greater ones -- with ingratitude.