Franklin's Four Rules for Living

Franklin’s Four Rules for Living

  1. It is necessary for me to be extremely frugal for some time, until I have paid what I owe.
  2. To endeavor to speak truth in every instance; to give nobody expectations that are not likely to be answered, but aim at sincerity in every word and action – the most amiable excellence in a rational being.
Inventions cvining Tue, 08/04/2020 - 17:30

As we enjoy great advantages from the inventions of others, we should be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of ours, and this we should do freely and generously.

Do it wrong cvining Tue, 08/04/2020 - 17:23

I didn't fail the test, I just found 100 ways to do it wrong.

Opinions cvining Tue, 08/04/2020 - 17:21

For having lived long, I have experienced many instances of being obliged, by better information or fuller consideration, to change opinions, even on important subjects, which I once thought right but found to be otherwise.

Secret cvining Tue, 08/04/2020 - 17:18

Three can keep a secret, if two of them are dead

Patience cvining Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:54

He that can have patience can have what he will.

Spend less cvining Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:50

If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher's stone.

Guests, like fish cvining Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:47

Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days.