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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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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 551 pages
...them; but we have many others, and 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...to good advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his almanac of 1733. "It would be thought...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...them; but we have many others, and 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...to good Advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his Almanack of 1733. It would be thought...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...them; but we have many others, and 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...to good advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says. "I. It would be thought a hard government,...
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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
...them; but we have many others, and 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. . , . It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one-tenth part of their time,...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...them; but we have many others, and 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...to good Advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his Almanac of 1733. Father Abraham misremembers...
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An End to Poverty?: A Historical Debate

Gareth Stedman Jones - Political Science - 2005 - 278 pages
...them; but we have many others, and 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...to good Advice, and something may be done for us; God helps them that help themselves.15 According to Say, Franklin was 'one of the greatest triumphs...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our IBLENESS, three times as much by our PRIDE, and four times as...to good advice, and something may be done for us. "God helps them that help themselves," as Poor Richard says in his almanac of 1733. It would be thought...
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The Secret of Wealth

Franklyn Hobbs - Business & Economics - 2005 - 236 pages
...them; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by ow idleness, three times as much by our pride and four times as much by our folly; and from these tones the commissioners cannot ease ar deliver us by allowing an abatement."— Franhlin. HO is there...
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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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The Handbook of Variable Income Annuities

Jeffrey K. Dellinger - Business & Economics - 2006 - 640 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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