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" and neighbors, the taxes are indeed very heavy, and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharge them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by... "
Essays and Letters - Page 74
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 340 pages
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The Compleated Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Mark Skousen, Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 256 pages
...we can get rid of the former we may easily bear the latter.* For we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly. Mr. Hall wrote me about the ferment in the colonies over the Stamp Act; that Mr. Oliver, the stamp...
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An English Garner - Ingatherings from Our History and Literature

Edward Arber - Literary Collections - 2006 - 660 pages
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The Handbook of Variable Income Annuities

Jeffrey K. Dellinger - Business & Economics - 2006 - 800 pages
...but we have many others, and some much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four...cannot ease or deliver us, by allowing an abatement. — Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard's Almanac IMMEDIATE VARIABLE ANNUITY INCOME TAXATION For federal...
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The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing

Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, Michael LeBoeuf - Business & Economics - 2006 - 336 pages
...hath a Trade hath an Estate. • Taxes are indeed very heavy (but) we are taxed twice as much by our Idleness, three times as much by our Pride, and four times as much by our Folly. • Beware of little Expences; a small Leak will sink a great Ship. • Learning is to the Studious,...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...a New Method for Fixing Its Value" and "A Paper Currency Scheme." We are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our Pride, and four times as much by our folly. Idleness taxes many of us much more, if we reckon all that is spent in absolute sloth. Away then with...
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The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing

Taylor Larimore, Mel Lindauer, Michael LeBoeuf - Business & Economics - 2006 - 336 pages
...hath a Trade hath an Estate. • Taxes are indeed very heavy (but) we are taxed twice as much by our Idleness, three times as much by our Pride, and four times as much by our Folly. • Beware of little Expences; a small Leak will sink a great Ship. • Learning is to the Studious,...
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Benjamin Franklin's Printing Network: Disseminating Virtue in Early America

Ralph Frasca - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 295 pages
...naturally to its own cure." His "Poor Richard" noted the same year, "We are taxed twice as much by our Idleness, three times as much by our Pride, and four times as much by our Folly. .m However, by the war's end, colonial contributions to defray the costs of the lengthy military campaign...
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The Secret of Wealth: A Common Sense Guide to Prosperity

Franklyn Hobbs - Business & Economics - 2007 - 244 pages
...themt but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of m. We are taxed twice as much by oar idleness, three times as much by our pride and four...commissioners cannot ease or deliver us by allowing em abatement."— Franhlin. HO is there among us who has not complained of high taxes and yet how many...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 724 pages
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