Listen to episode 168 of the Inspirational Living podcast: Ben Franklin’s Wisdom. Edited and adapted from Poor Richard’s Almanack, a yearly publication produced by Benjamin Franklin from 1732 to 1758.
Inspirational Podcast Excerpt: If you could have Half your Wishes, you would double your Troubles.
Anger is never without a Reason, but seldom with a good One.
Tomorrow, every fault is to be amended; but that Tomorrow never comes.
A Fool is one who cannot conceal their Wisdom.
Think of three things: whence you came, where you are going, and to whom you must account.
Pride dines on Vanity, sips on Contempt. The Proud hate Pride – in others, that is.
Well done is better than well said.
Necessity never made a good bargain.
The Sun never repents of the good it does, nor does it ever demand compensation.
Fear to do ill, and you need fear nothing else.
Beware of little expenses; a small leak [...]