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" Remember that credit is money. If a man lets his money lie in my hands after it is due, he gives me the interest, or so much as I can make of it during that time. This amounts to a considerable sum where a man has good and large credit, and makes good... "
The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 164
by Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
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Fables Of Abundance: A Cultural History Of Advertising In America

Jackson Lears - Social Science - 1995 - 416 pages
...Young Tradesman, Written by an Old One" (1748), Benjamin Franklin wrote: Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money,...shillings turned is six, turned again it is seven and threepence, and so on, till it becomes a hundred pounds. The more there is of it, the more it produces...
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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

Joyce Oldham Appleby, Professor of History Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, Allison Sneider, David Hoyt, Michael Latham - Philosophy - 1996 - 559 pages
...interest, or so much as I can make of it during that time. This amounts to a considerable sum where a man has good and large credit, and makes good use of it. "Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on....
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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Philosophy - 1997 - 486 pages
...interest, or so much as I can make of it during that time. This amounts to a considerable sum where a man has good and large credit, and makes good use of it. "Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on....
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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Philosophy - 1997 - 486 pages
...interest, or so much as I can make of it during that time. This amounts to a considerable sum where a man has good and large credit, and makes good use of it. "Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its otfspring can beget more, and so on....
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The Psychology of Money

Professor Michael Argyle, Adrian Furnham, Michael Argyle - Business & Economics - 1998 - 332 pages
...thee, because thou hast thought that the gift of God may be purchased with money. Acts VIII, 20, c. 75 Money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more. Benjamin Franklin Money is always there, but the pockets change. Gertrude Stein Gentility is what is...
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Timescapes of Modernity: The Environment and Invisible Hazards

Barbara Adam - Nature - 1998 - 247 pages
...can make of it duting that time. This amounts to a considerable sum where a man has good and latge credit, and makes good use of it. Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beger money, and its offspting can beger more, and so on....
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Myths, Legends, and Folktales of America: An Anthology

David Leeming, Jake Page - Fiction - 1999 - 240 pages
...money lie in my hands after it is due, he gives me the interest. . . . Remember that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money,...shillings turned is six, turned again it is seven and threepence, and so on till it becomes a hundred pounds. . . . In short, the way to wealth, if you desire...
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Essays in Economic Sociology

Max Weber - Business & Economics - 1999 - 314 pages
...interest, or so much as I can make of it during that time. This amounts to a considerable sum where a man has good and large credit, and makes good use of it. Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on....
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 302 pages
...that idly loses 5 s. worth of time, loses 5 s. and might as prudently throw 5 s. in the River. (2:165) Money can beget Money, and its Offspring can beget more, and so on. (3:306) Of such passages, Weber writes, "no one will doubt" that "it is the spirit of capitalism which...
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Asset Allocation: Balancing Financial Risk

Roger C. Gibson - Business & Economics - 2000 - 317 pages
...wishes to be rich in a day will be hanged in a year. —Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) Notebooks, c. 1500 Money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more. —Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Letters: To My Friend, AB, 1748 Time is Archimedes' lever in investing....
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