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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 American Journal of Education, Volume 23

Henry Barnard - Education - 1872
...thy time well, if thou mealiest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not for 'A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two tilings. Many, without labor, would live by their...
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Work and Industry: Structures, Markets, and Processes

Kalleberg Arne L., Arne L. Kalleberg, Ivar Berg, Professor Arne L Kalleberg - Business & Economics - 1987 - 244 pages
...affecting personal associations. In our society work is deeply encased in moral and religious values: As Poor Richard says, A Life of Leisure and a Life...Comfort than Labour? No, for as Poor Richard says: . . . Industry gives Comfort, and Plenty and Respect. Study to show thyself approved unto God a workman...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 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...Comfort than Labour? No, for as Poor Richard says, Trouble springs from Idleness, and grievous Toil from needless Ease. Many without Labour, would live...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 302 pages
...One To-day is worth two Tomorrows; and farther, Have you somewhat to do To-morrow, do it Today . . . Leisure, is Time for doing something useful; this...of Leisure and a Life of Laziness are two Things. (7:341-43) While there is no question that this essay is extraordinarily creative, surely Franklin...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
...will not do for constant wear." — Anonymous "The end of labor is to gain leisure." — Aristotle "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." — "Employ thy time well if thou meanest to get leisure." — Benjamin Franklin "One hath no leisure...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 551 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...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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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 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...Comfort than Labour? No, for as Poor Richard says, Trouble springs from Idleness, and grievous Toil from needless Ease. Many without Labour, would live...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...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...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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Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth: Being a 21st Century Treatise on What It ...

Erin Barrett, Jack Mingo - Self-Help - 2004 - 121 pages
...clarifying, planning, preparing, and recruiting your friends, allies, and loved ones to offer support. *** Leisure is time for doing something useful; this leisure...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; so that a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Dare we say it? Doing work for yourself is...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...an Houe. Leisure, is Time for doing something useful; this Leisure the diligem Man will ohtain, hut the lazy Man never; so that, as Poor Richard says, a Life of Lessure and a Life of Laciness are two Things. Do you imagine that Sloth will afford you more Comfort...
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