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" Methinks I hear some of you say, Must a Man afford himself no Leisure? — I will tell thee, my Friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy Time well if thou meanest to gain Leisure; and since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. "
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by Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 pages
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...thy time well if thou meanest to gain leisure ;" and "since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour!" Leisure is time for doing something...imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labor? No! for, as Poor Richard says, "trouble springs from idleness and grievous toil from needless...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...Employ thy Time well ifthou meanest to gain Leisure; and, since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. Leisure, is Time for doing something...Life of Leisure and a Life of Laziness are two Things — Many without Labour, would live by their Wits only, but they break for Want of Stock. Whereas Industry...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...never be spent. Work while it is called Today, for you know not how much you will be hindered Tomorrow. Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never. A plowman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees. HAPPINESS IN THIS LIFE Franklin wrote...
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The Political Philosophy of Benjamin Franklin

Lorraine Smith Pangle - History - 2007 - 277 pages
...meanest to gain Leisure; and, since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. Leisure is a time for doing something useful; this Leisure the...Leisure, and a Life of Laziness are two Things™ But he does not explain in the almanac what he means by leisure, or precisely how it differs from labor...
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