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" So much for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business; but to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, ' keep his nose all his life to the... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ... - Page 152
by Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 pages
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Business

James Platt - Business ethics - 1876 - 196 pages
..."Beware of little expenses." l; A small leak will sink a great ship." "He who saves not as he gets may keep his nose all his life to the grindstone, and die not worth a groat." " A fat kitchen makes a lean will." " Would you he rich, think of saving." " Get what you can, what...
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The Third World: Premises of U.S. Policy

Willard Scott Thompson - Political Science - 319 pages
...perhaps a superb flier of kites, but he was a lousy economist: "He that goes aborrowing goes asorrowing." "A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose to the grindstone." Franklin obviously did not perceive the value of capital markets. He did not see...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 pages
...for Industry, my Friends, and Attention to one's own Business; but to these we must add Frugality, if we would make our Industry more certainly successful....a Groat at last. A fat Kitchen makes a lean Will, as Poor Richard says; and Many Estates are spent in the Getting, Since Women for Tea forsook Spinning...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business; but to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful....a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will, as Poor Pvichard says; and, Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning...
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Graceful Simplicity: The Philosophy and Politics of the Alternative American ...

Jerome M. Segal - Philosophy - 2003 - 289 pages
...perils of spending and in particular of borrowing. The great thing is to save. "We must add Frugality, if we would make our Industry more certainly successful....the Grindstone, and die not worth a Groat at last. ... If you would be wealthy . . . think of Saving as well as Getting." Note that here Franklin is advocating...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail. dustry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows...Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch forsook hewing and splitting. If you would...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...for Industry, my Friends, and Attention to one's own Business; but to these we must add Frugality, if we would make our Industry more certainly successful....a Groat at last. A fat Kitchen makes a lean Will, as Poor Richard says; and, Many Estates are spent in the Getting, Since Women for Tea forsook Spinning...
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Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth: Being a 21st Century Treatise on What It ...

Erin Barrett, Jack Mingo - Self-Help - 2004 - 121 pages
...equipment, etc., gathering dust in a back closet somewhere. SECTION 7 THRIFT THROUGH SMART SAVINGS A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets,...the grindstone, and die not worth a groat at last. Do you want an easy investment program that can guarantee returns of hundreds of dollars a year? It's...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...Business; hut to these we must add Frugality, if we would make our Industry more certainly suecessfuL A Man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his Note all his Life to the Grinditone, and die not worth a Groat at last. A fat Kiichen makes a lenn...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business; but to these \<e must add frugality if we would make our industry more certainly successful....groat at last." "A fat kitchen makes a lean will," as Poor Richard says ; and "Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea* forsook spinning...
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