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" Experience keeps a dear School, but Fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that; for it is true, we may give Advice, but we cannot give Conduct... "
Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young - Page 7
1796 - 20 pages
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...heaven, and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that seem at present to want it, but comfort and help them. Remember Job...keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other, and scarcely in that ; for it is true, we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct,' as poor Richard...
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Select Pieces

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1804 - 59 pages
...too much on your own industry and frugality, and prudence, tho' excellent things ; for they may be blasted without the blessing of Heaven: and therefore...a dear school ; but fools will learn in no other, and scarcely in that; for it is true we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," ai poor Richard...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...things; for they may be all blasted without the blesMng of Hêavrn ; and therefore ask that blessihg humbly, and be not uncharitable to those who at present...comfort and help them. Remember, Job suffered, and \va» afterwaid» prosperous. 'And now, to conclude, "Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will.learn...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical ..., Volume 9

1812
...too much on your own industry and frugality, and prudence, tho' excellent things ; for they may be blasted without the blessing of Heaven: and therefore...a dear school ; but fools will learn in no other, and scarcely in that; for it is true we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," as poor Richard...
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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - English drama - 1812
...BLESSING OF HEAVEN ; and therefore, ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....keeps a dear " school, but fools will learn in no oiher," (as Poor Richard says) and scarce in that ; for, it is true, " We may give advice, but we cannot...
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The Cheap magazine [ed. by G. Miller.] Vol, Volume 1

George Miller - 1813
...blessing of heaven ; and therefore ask that blessing humbly, and be not unchatitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....a dear school ; but fools will learn in no other, and scarce in that ; for, it is true, " we may give advice, but we cannot give conduct," as poor Richard...
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The Child's Instructor: Consisting of Easy Lessons for Children ...

John Ely - Readers - 1817 - 103 pages
...Rather than run in debt, wear your old coat. A patch on a man's back is not so disgraceful as a writ. Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other. We can give adviee, but we cannot give conduct. If you will not hear reason, she will surely rap your...
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Essays and Letters, Volumes 1-2

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1820 - 340 pages
...blessing of Heaven : and therefore ask that blessing humbly; and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....suffered, and was afterwards prosperous. " And now, to conclnde, ' Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other,' as poor Richard says,...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 19

British prose literature - 1821
...blessing of Heaven : and therefore ask that blessing humbly; and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....suffered, and was afterwards prosperous. " And now, to conclnde, ' Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other," as poor Richard says,...
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A Father's Gift to His Son, on His Becoming an Apprentice: To which is Added ...

Apprentices - 1821 - 140 pages
...blessing of Heaven : and, therefore, ask that blessing humbly, and be not uncharitable to those that at present seem to want it, but comfort and help them....Remember, Job, suffered, and was afterwards prosperous. i " And now, to conclude, ' Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other,' as Poor...
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