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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 Mechanic's organ, or, Journal for young men and women [afterw.] Voice of ...

...exceed his income. A man of vast reading, without conversation, is like a man who lives only to himself. Leisure is time for doing something useful: this leisure...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never. There is as much difference between a wise man and a fool as between a horse that is properly broken...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 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...that sloth will afford you more comfort than labour I, No; for, as poor Richard says, ' Troubles spring from idleness, and grievous toils from needless...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 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...that, as poor Richard says, 'A life of leisure and a Hfe of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labor?...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...thy time well, ifthov, 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 labor, would live by their...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...for doing something useful. 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 their wits only, but they break for want of stock ; whereas, industry...
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Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...fcr doing something useful; lhis 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 their wits only, but they break for the want of stock;" whereas...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1849 - 304 pages
...if thou meanest to gain leisure; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.1 Leisure is time for doing something useful : this leisure the diligent man wii) obtain, but the lazy man never; so that, as poor Richard says, 'A life of leisure and a life of...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1851 - 304 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, 'Troubles spring from idleness, and grievous toils from needless...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 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...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man, never; for "A life of leisure, and a life of laziness, are two things." But with our industry, we must likewise...
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Maxims for meditation, conceits for conversation, gems of genius, pearls of ...

Maxims - 1852
...you are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Leisure, is time for doing something usefu) ; 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. Of all poverty, that of the mind is...
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