January 17, 1706
Place of Birth
Boston, Massachusetts Bay
April 17, 1790 (aged 84)
Scientist, Writer, Politician
They who have nothing to trouble them, will be troubled at nothing.
In Troubled Quotes
Most people dislike vanity in others, whatever share they have of it themselves; but I give it fair quarter, wherever I meet with it, being persuaded that it is often productive of good to the possessor, and to others who are within his sphere of act.
In Act Quotes
Best is the Tongue that feels the rein; He that talks much, must talk in vain; We from the wordy Torrent fly: Who listens to the chattering Pye?
In Vain Quotes
Thirteen virtues necessary for true success: temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, tranquility, chastity, and humility.
In Moderation Quotes
Reader, I wish thee Health, Wealth, Happiness, And may kind Heaven thy Year's Industry bless.
In Wish Quotes
Wife from thy Spouse each blemish hide More than from all the World beside: Let DECENCY be all thy Pride.
In Spouse Quotes
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