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" Remember that money is of a prolific generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on. "
The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin - Page 31
by Benjamin Franklin - 1811 - 182 pages
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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
...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...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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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Philosophy - 1997 - 486 pages
...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...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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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Philosophy - 1997 - 486 pages
..."Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its otfspring can beget more, and so on. Five 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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Myths, Legends, and Folktales of America: An Anthology

David Leeming, Jake Page - Fiction - 1999 - 240 pages
...after it is due, he gives me the interest. . . . Remember that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can...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
...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...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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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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Heads Or Tails: The Poetics of Money

Jochen Hörisch - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 349 pages
...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 Cambridge Companion to Weber

Stephen Turner - History - 2000 - 288 pages
...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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The American Studies Anthology

Richard P. Horwitz - History - 2001 - 376 pages
...money. . . . Remember, that credit is money. . . . Remember, that money is of the prolific, generating nature. Money can beget money, and its offspring can...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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Beyond Sociology's Tower of Babel: Reconstructing the Scientific Method

Bernard S. Phillips - Social Science - 2001 - 245 pages
...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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