b. 1706; d. 1790
Aphorisms Attributed to This Aphorist
If time be of all things most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough.
In this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes.
Life's tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.
Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that's the stuff life is made of.
Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.