Speak with contempt of none, from slave to king, The meanest Bee hath, and will use, a sting. All things are cheap to the saving, dear to the wasteful. With private Views, thy Friend may promise fair, And Servants very seldom prove sincere. Men and melons are hard to know. Glass, China and Reputation are easily cracked and never well mended.
The proud hate pride — in others. Let all men know thee, but no man know thee thoroughly; men freely ford that see the shallows. Each year one vicious habit rooted out, In time might make the worst man good throughout. If you desire many things, many things will seem but a few.
It is ill-manners to silence a fool and cruelty to let him go on. Whence you came, Where you are going, And to whom you must account.
In Things of moment, on thy self depend, Nor trust too far thy Servant or thy Friend: He that would be beforehand in the World, must be beforehand with his Business: These are to be written for the specific purpose of providing instruction, directed at a contemporary audience, and incorporate some of the poetic and rhetorical devices we have studied in class W.
He that rejoices in his portion. Silks and satins, scarlet and velvets have put out the kitchen fire. He that would travel much should eat little. He who multiplies riches multiplies cares.
The eye of a master will do more work than his hand. Tim was so learned that he could name a horse in nine languages.
Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch forsook hewing and splitting. If you would be revenged of your enemy, govern yourself. They who have nothing to trouble them will be troubled at nothing. You may give the man an office, but you cannot give him discretion.
The Tongue is ever turning to the aching Tooth. It moulds the body to an easy grace, And brightens every feature of the face; It smooths the unpolished tongue with eloquence, And adds persuasion to the finest sense.Aphorisms and Autobiography Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin Aphorisms Autobiography Borndied Worked as a printer until he was BEN FRANKLIN APHORISMS.
You will draw a number to see which aphorism you will draw. 1) Draw a picture that illustrates the aphorism 2) Explain the aphorism’s literal meaning.
It is the th birthday of Benjamin Franklin, American inventor, journalist, printer, diplomat, author, and founding father. At age 27, Benjamin Franklin began publishing “Poor Richard’s Almanack” under the pseudonym “Richard Saunders.”.
Published annually for the. Benjamin Franklin. - American politician, diplomat, physicist, inventor Aphorisms of the author. Benjamin Franklin Aphorisms · November 21, · "Before Franklin started his scientific experimentation, it was thought that electricity consisted of two opposing forces.
Ben Franklin’s Aphorisms Aphorism – a short, concise statement expressing a wise or clever observation or a general truth. 1. The doors of wisdom are never shut.
a. Know the people you live next to, but don’t let them know everything. Directions: Read each aphorism below and match it to its meaning. Write your answers on your.Download