If you wouldn’t live long, live well; for folly and wickedness shorten life.
YOU MAY ALSO LIKE »
- Those who love deeply never grow old; they may die of old age, but they die young.
- An old young man, will be a young old man.
- At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.
- Many foxes grow gray but few grow good.
- Friends and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly; and from these taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing abatement.
- That which resembles most living one’s life over again, seems to be to recall all the circumstances of it; and, to render this remembrance more durable, to record them in writing.