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" And again, Pride is as loud a beggar as Want, and a great deal more saucy. When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece ; but Poor Dick says, It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to... "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...Poor Dick says, Tis easier to suppress the first Desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And 'tis as truly Folly for the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to swell, in order to equal the Ox. Great Estates may venture more, But little Boats should keep near Shore. 'Tis however a Folly soon...
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Mass Affluence: Seven New Rules of Marketing to Today's Consumer

PAUL AUTOR NUNES, Paul Nunes, Brian Johnson - Business & Economics - 2004 - 269 pages
...Sake of Finery on the Back, have gone with a hungry Belly, and half starved their Families . . . 'tis as truly Folly for the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to swell, in order to equal the Ox." 28. John Gallagher, "Consumers Are Carrying $1.6 Trillion in Credit," Detroit Free Press, 26 December...
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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
...Poor Dick says, 'tis easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it. And 'tis as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich, as for the frog to swell, in order to equal the ox. Great estates may venture more, But little boats should keep near shore. 'Tis, however, a folly soon...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...easirr to suppress the first Desire than to satisfy ail that follnw it. And 'tis as iruly Folly tor the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to swell, in order to equal the Os. Great Estates may vemure more, But little Boats thould keep near Shore. "Hs however a Folly soon...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...says, Fond Pride of Dress, is sure a very Curse; E'er Fancy you consult, consult your Purse. . . . 'Tis as truly Folly for the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to swell, in order to equal the Ox. Great Estates may venture more, But little Boats should keep near Shore. Tis however a Folly soon punished;...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...Dick says, " 'tis easier to suppress the first desire than to satisfy all that follow it." And 'tis as truly folly for the poor to ape the rich as for the frog to swell in order to equal the ox. "Great estates may venture But little boats should keep near shore." 'Tis, however, a folly soon punished...
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Back in Time with Benjamin Franklin: A Qwerty Stevens Adventure

Dan Gutman - Juvenile Fiction - 2005 - 192 pages
...independence. You still require your mothers." "But—" Franklin put a finger to his lips to hush the boys. "Vessels large may venture more, but little boats should keep near shore," he told the boys. "Your time for independence will come ... in a few short years." Qwerty and Joey...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...Dick lays, >cTis ea/ier to fupprefs the. firft De/ire, than to fatisfy all that follow it. And 'tis as truly Folly for the Poor to ape the Rich, as for the Frog to fwell in order to equal the Ox. Great 'Eftates may "venture more, But little Boats flwuld keep near...
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