The ma and I really admire the wise ol' sayings of Benjamin Franklin. Here are some of the favorites of the Bromwell household. You can find many more of these here gems on USHistory.org: Eat to live, and not live to eat. After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and rainy weather. Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead. Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Tis easy to see, hard to foresee. He that lieth down with dogs, shall rise up with fleas. The worst wheel of a cart makes the most noise. There are three faithful friends -- an old wife, an old dog, and ready money. Well done is better than well said. Love your neighbour, yet don't pull down your hedge.