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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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Little Gems of Wisdom: Advice from Grandpa

J. D. Kroft - Reference - 2000 - 308 pages
...both ill- gotten and ill-spent; and it does harm both in the getting and the spending. —lohn Ruskin Money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more. —Benjamin Franklin Money and time are the heaviest burdens of life, and the unhappiest of all mortals...
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The Cambridge Companion to Weber

Stephen Turner - History - 2000 - 288 pages
...accumulation emerged in the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. "Time is money . . . Money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on ... He that kills a breeding sow, destroys all her offspring down to the thousandth generation. He...
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Heads Or Tails: The Poetics of Money

Jochen Hörisch - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 349 pages
...declared to be a source of productivity, indeed, of reproductive power. "Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on." The revocation of the scholastic decree could not be made clearer. "Nummus nummum non gerit," said...
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The American Studies Anthology

Richard P. Horwitz - History - 2001 - 376 pages
...Remember, that time is money. . . . Remember, that credit is money. . . . Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money,...shillings turned is six; turned again it is seven and three-pence; and so on, till it becomes a hundred pounds. ... He that kills a breedingsow, destroys...
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The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Max Weber - Philosophy - 2001 - 266 pages
...sum where a man has good and large eredit, and makes good use of it. 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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Pikareske Romane der 80er Jahre: Ronald Reagan und die Renaissance des ...

Werner Reinhart - American fiction - 2001 - 681 pages
...Kapitalismus; schon 1762 weiß Benjamin Franklin einem jungen Geschäftsmann den folgenden Rat zu erteilen: „'Remember, that Money is of a prolific, generating...Money, and its Off-spring can beget more, and so on. [...] The more there is of it, the more it produces every Turning; so that the Profits rise quicker...
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The Spirit of Capitalism

Liah Greenfeld - Social Science - 2009 - 557 pages
...time" in his business. And if Franklin supports his formula with a rational-sounding "Money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on" (thus, nothing should be wasted "either in time or expense"), Mather says much the same thing, asking...
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Beyond Sociology's Tower of Babel: Reconstructing the Scientific Method

Bernard S. Phillips - Social Science - 2001 - 245 pages
...has really spent, or rather thrown away, five shillings besides. . . . Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on.... He that kills a breeding-sow, destroys all her offspring to the thousandth generation. He that murders...
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Leading with Purpose: The New Corporate Realities

Richard R. Ellsworth - Business & Economics - 2002 - 407 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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Sociological Theory in the Classical Era: Text and Readings

Laura Desfor Edles, Scott Appelrouth - Social Science - 2005 - 402 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 proliftc. generating nature. Money can beget money. and its offspring can beget more. and so on....
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