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" If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be, as Poor Richard says, the greatest prodigality; since, as he elsewhere tells us, Lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough. "
The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ... - Page 3
1812
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...bright," as poor Richard says— " But dost thou love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of," as poor Richard says. —...prodigality;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, "Lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough." Let us then up...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...bright,' as poor Richard says. ' But dost thou love l;'b. then do not squander time, for this is the stuff life is made of/ as poor Richard says. How much...prodigality ;' since, as he elsewhere tells us, ' Lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough:' let us then...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
..."But ilosi Ihoti love life? then do not squander time, fop SO POOR RICHARD S ALMANACK, that is the stuff life is made of," as poor Richard says. How...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always f>roves little enough." Let us then...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...bright," as poor Richard says. " But dost thou love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of," as poor Richard says. —...sleep ! forgetting that " The sleeping fox catches BO poultry," and that " there will be sleeping enough in the grave/' as poor Richard says. and doing...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...blight," as poor Richard says. " But dost thou love life, then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of," as poor Richard says. How...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us," lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough always proves little enough :" let us then...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...bright," as poor Richard says. " But dost thou love life, then do not squander time, for that is the staff life is made of," as poor Richard says. How much more...Richard says, " the greatest prodigality ;" since, aa he elsewhere tells us, "lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough always proves...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806 - 162 pages
...but a wise man can employ leisure 'well ; and he that makes best use of his time, has none to spare. If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again, and what we call time enough, . always...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...bright," as Poor Richard says. — " But dost thou lore life? " then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is " made of," as Poor Richard says. How...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost " time is never found again ; and what we call time " enough, always proves little enough." Let us...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...often quoted, ğd that, in the present title, be is •sW to te improved. time, for that is the staff life is made of," as Poor Richard says. — How much...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost time is never found again ; and what we call link' enough always proves little enough." Let us then...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...bright," as paor Richard Ğays. But dost thoa love life ? then do not squander time, for "that's the stuff life is made of," as poor Richard says. How...be, (as poor Richard says) the greatest prodigality j" since, as he else* where tells, " Lost time is never found again ; and what Recall time enough always...
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