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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 Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...thy time well, if thon meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is time for doing something...the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 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...Richard says, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness aio two things.' DC you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labour? No; for, as poor...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 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 useful ; this leisure the diligent man will ohtain, hut the lazy man never ; so that, as poor Richard says, - A life of leisure and a life of laziness...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is time for doing somethinguseful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many without labor, would live by...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...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...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; for JL life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labor, would live by their...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Autobiographical memory - 1837 - 328 pages
...meanest to gain leisure; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' t.fisure is time for doing something useful : this leisure...says, 'Troubles spring from idleness, and grievous toils from needless ease: many without labour would live by their wits only; liut they break for want...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...least productive, for praters may suggest an idea, if they cannot start one. The Rev. CC Cation. 253. Leisure is time for doing something useful : this...will obtain, but the lazy man never; so that, as poor Kichard lays, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Franklin, 254. Why Honor is...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 224 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...poor Richard says, " A life of leisure and a life of laziness-are two things." Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labour ? No;...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 2

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...relaxation of mind, 16* 186 SELECT PASSAGES than a dangerous churm that might corrupt him.—St. Evremond. Leisure is time for doing something useful: this leisure...says, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are tn-o things.—Franklin. DCCCLXV. Mendicants.—Mendicantsj^iave great comforts; they require a good...
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The Life and Miscellaneous Writings of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1839 - 86 pages
...thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and sinee thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.' Leisure is time for doing something...useful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but tho lazy man never ; so that, as poor Riehard says, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are...
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