Dost thou love life Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.”
I haven’t always followed the advice of Dr Franklin.338 more words
Saturday’s soapbox is yours to use as you will – within the bounds of decency and absence of defamation. You’re welcome to look back or forward, discuss issues of the moment, to pontificate, ponder or point us to something of interest, to educate, elucidate or entertain, amuse, bemuse or simply muse, but not abuse. 12 more words
In 1776 Benjamin Franklin wrote a letter to General Charles Lee recommending the use of pikes and bows and arrows by the American revolutionary troops. Franklin noted that bows and arrows “were good weapons, not wisely laid aside.” The Native American forces of King Phillip’s War , who treasured their firearms, might have differed. 570 more words
Not long ago I was talking to a Millennial friend of mine who was bemoaning his inability to get to work on time.
“I need to get you a copy of Poor Richard’s Almanack,” I laughed. 462 more words