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" So much for industry, my friends, and attention to one's own business ; but to these we must add frugality, if we would make our industry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose all his life to the grindstone,... "
Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the Young - Page 3
1796 - 20 pages
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...and thy shop ivill l;eep thee. And again : If you would have your business done, go ; if not, send. " So much for industry, my friends, and attention to...a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will. "And further: What maintains one vice would bring up tieri children. You may think, perhaps, that a...
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The Third World: Premises of U.S. Policy

Willard Scott Thompson - Political Science - 319 pages
...perhaps a superb flier of kites, but he was a lousy economist: "He that goes aborrowing goes asorrowing." "A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose to the grindstone." Franklin obviously did not perceive the value of capital markets. He did not see...
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Early American Writing

Various - History - 1994 - 672 pages
...Rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the Enemy; all for want of Care about a Horse-shoe Nail. So much for Industry, my Friends, and Attention to...a Groat at last. A fat Kitchen makes a lean Will, as Poor Richard says; and Many Estates are spent in the Getting, Since Women for Tea forsook Spinning...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for want of care about a horse-shoe nail. "So much for industry, my friends, and attention to...a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will, as Poor Pvichard says; and, Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning...
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Graceful Simplicity: The Philosophy and Politics of the Alternative American ...

Jerome M. Segal - Philosophy - 2003 - 289 pages
...Leisure." He warns of the perils of spending and in particular of borrowing. The great thing is to save. "We must add Frugality, if we would make our Industry...the Grindstone, and die not worth a Groat at last. ... If you would be wealthy . . . think of Saving as well as Getting." Note that here Franklin is advocating...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...Rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the Enemy, all for want of Care about a Horse-shoe Nail. So much for Industry, my Friends, and Attention to...a Groat at last. A fat Kitchen makes a lean Will, as Poor Richard says; and, Many Estates are spent in the Getting, Since Women for Tea forsook Spinning...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...being overtaken and slain by the enemy; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe nail. dustry more certainly successful. A man may, if he knows...a groat at last. A fat kitchen makes a lean will; and Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men...
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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
...equipment, etc., gathering dust in a back closet somewhere. SECTION 7 THRIFT THROUGH SMART SAVINGS A man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets,...the grindstone, and die not worth a groat at last. Do you want an easy investment program that can guarantee returns of hundreds of dollars a year? It's...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 381 pages
...ahout a Horse-shoe NaiL So much for Industry, my Friends, and Atteution to one's own Business; hut to these we must add Frugality, if we would make our Industry more certainly suecessfuL A Man may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his Note all his Life to the Grinditone,...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...policy in the movement to secure independence from London merchants and ultimately from Great Britain. So much for Industry, my Friends, and Attention to...a Groat at last. A fat Kitchen makes a lean Will, as Poor Richard says; and Many Estates are spent in the Getting, Since Women for Tea forsook Spinning...
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