The honest man takes pains, and then enjoys pleasures; the knave takes pleasure, and then suffers pain.
I hope…that mankind will at length, as they call themselves reasonable creatures, have reason and sense enough to settle their differences without cutting throats; for in my opinion there never was a good war, or a bad peace.
It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright.
He’s a fool that makes his doctor his heir.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Well done is better than well said.
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
Three can keep a secret, if two are dead.