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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,... "
Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth - Page 7
by Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
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The Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 352 pages
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Language @t work: language learning, discourse and translation studies in ...

Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 325 pages
...of reproach, which clearly points out that tea as well as punch were at one time corrupting forces: Many estates are spent in the getting, since women, for tea, forsook spinning and knitting, and men, for punch, forsook hewing and splitting. (Oxford Diet. 1 970:509) The origin of...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...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...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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Poor Boy and Merchant Prince Or Elements of Success Drawn from the Life and ...

William M. Thayer - Self-Help - 2003 - 352 pages
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Graceful Simplicity: The Philosophy and Politics of the Alternative American ...

Jerome M. Segal - Philosophy - 2003 - 289 pages
...save. "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...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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Success and Its Achievers 1893

William M. Thayer - Philosophy - 2003 - 460 pages
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Way to Succeed Or the Secret of Success in Life 1891

William M. Thayer - Self-Help - 2003 - 368 pages
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Dearborn Independent Magazine January 1927-May 1927

Henry Ford - Political Science - 2003 - 508 pages
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W. C. Privy's Original Bathroom Companion, Number 2

Erin Barrett, Jack Mingo - Humor - 2003 - 480 pages
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 608 pages
...concluded to send you a spinning-wheel." As Poor Richard would soon phrase it in his first almanac: "Many estates are spent in the getting/ Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting."28 The virtue of frugality was also one of young Franklin's favorite themes in his newspaper...
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