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" Richard say, one today is worth two tomorrows, and farther, have you somewhat to do tomorrow, do it today. If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle? Are you then your own master, be ashamed to catch yourself... "
Essays and Letters - Page 76
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 340 pages
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...do to-day.' 12 "If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master? be ashamed to...so much to be done for yourself, your family, your relations, and your country. 13 " Handle your tools without mittens: remember, that ' The cat in gloves...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...tlio nun look down, and say, Inglorious here he liesl' Handle your tools without mittens ; rememher, that ' the cat in gloves catches no mice ;' as poor Richard says. It is true, there is much to he done, and perhaps you are weak-handed ; hut fltjck to it stendily, and you will see great effects;...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...do to-day." — If you were a servant* would you not he ashamed that a good master should catch you idle Are you then your own master.' Be ashamed to catch yourself idle, when there is so much to he done for yourself, your family, your co'.iutry, and your king. Handle your tools without mittens...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...can do to-day.' If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master ? Be ashamed to...done for yourself, your family, your country, and benevolent movements. Handle your tools without mittens : remember, that, ' The cat in gloves catches...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...gracious king, be up by peep o' dt y ; • Let not the sun look down, and say, Inglorious here be lies!' Handle your tools without mittens; remember, that...poor Richard says. It is true, there is much to be be done, and perhaps you are weak-handed ; but stick to it steadily, and you will see great effects...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1835
...can do to-day." If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master ? be ashamed to...yourself, your family, your country, and your king. FRANKLIN. * The celebrated Dr. Franklin published an almanac with the title of Pnar Hiehanl. This article...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ...

Mason Locke Weems - Statesmen - 1835 - 239 pages
...can do to-day." If you were a servant, would you not be ashamed that a good master should catch you idle ? Are you then your own master ? be ashamed to...so much to be done for yourself, your family, your relations, and your country. Handle your tools without mittens: remember that " the cat in gloves catches...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 pages
...catch you idle.' Are you then your own master, be ashamed (o catch yourself idle,' as poor Dick says. When there is so much to be done for yourself, your family, your country, and your gracious king, be up by peep of day; 'Let not the sun look down, and say, Inglorious here he lies!.'...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 pages
...gracious king, be up by peep of day ; " Let not the sun look down, and say, Inglorious here he lies!" " Handle your tools without mittens ;" remember, that " the cat in gloves catches no mice," as poor Kichard says. It is true, there is much to be done, and perhaps you are weak-handed ; but stick to...
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The Moral Class-book

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Conduct of life - 1839 - 168 pages
...as Poor Eichard says ; and further,. " never leave that till to-morrow which you can do to-day." " Handle your tools without mittens ; remember that the cat in gloves catches no mice," as Poor Eichard says. It is true there is much to be done, and, perhaps, you are weak-handed ; but stick to...
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