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" Key is always bright, as Poor Richard says. But dost thou love Life, then do not squander Time, for that's the stuff Life is made of, as Poor Richard says. How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep, forgetting that The sleeping Fox catches... "
The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ... - Page 237
by Benjamin Franklin - 1834 - 290 pages
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young, Issue 10

Chapbooks - 1796 - 20 pages
...their time to be employed in its service ; but idleness taxes many of us much more; sloth, by brrhging on diseases, absolutely shortens life. "Sloth, like...rust, consumes faster than labour wears, while the used key is always bright," as poor Richard says— " But dost thou love life, then do not squander...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...: but idleness taxes many ot us much more, if we reckon all that is spent in absolute sloth, or in doing of nothing, with that which is spent in idle...rust, consumes faster than labour wears, while the used key is always bright,' as poor Richard says. ' But dost thou love l;'b. then do not squander time,...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...their time, to be employed in it'sservice; but idleness taxes many of us much more, if we reckon all that is spent in absolute sloth or doing of nothing,...which is spent in idle employments, or amusements which amount to nothing. Sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens life. "Sloth, like rust,...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...tenth part of their time to be employed in its service ; but idleness taxes many of us much more ; sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens...rust, consumes faster than labour wears, •while the used key is always bright," as poor Richard says. " But dost thou love life, then do not squander time,...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...their time, to be employed in it's service ; but idleness taxes many of us much more, if we reckon all that is spent in absolute sloth or doing of nothing,...which is spent in idle employments, or amusements which amount to nothing. Sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens life. " Sloth, like rust,...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...one-tenth part of their time, to be enployed in its service: But idleness taxes many of us much more ; sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens...rust, consumes faster than " labour wears, while The used key is always bright," as Poor Richard says. — " But dost thou lore life? " then do not squander...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service ; but idleness taxes many ef us much more ; sloth, by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens...rust, consumes faster than labour wears, while the tued key is always bright," as Poor Richard says. — " But dost thou love life, then do not squander...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...service j but idleness taxes many of us much more, if we reckon all that is spent in absolute hloth, or doing of nothing, with that which is spent in idle...employments, or amusements that amount to nothing. Sloth, liy bringing 0:1 <li eises, absolutely shortens life. <: Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labour...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more ; sloth, by bringing on discases, absolutely shortens life. 'Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labour wears, while the used key is always bright,' as poor Richard says. ' But dost thou love life, then do not squander time,...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...one-tenth part of their time to be employed in its service : but idleness taxes many of us much more ; sloth by bringing on diseases, absolutely shortens...rust, consumes faster than labour wears, while the used key is always bright,' as Poor Richard says-' — '* $ut, dost thou love life ? then do not squander...
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