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" Lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough : let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose ; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Page 336
1826 - 407 pages
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Life Streams: Journeys into Meditation and Music

Hal A. Lingerman - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1988 - 352 pages
...the greatest prodigality. Lost time is never found again; what we call time enough always proves too little enough; let us then up and be doing, and doing to the purpose. By diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. Benjamin Franklin Meditation Today you can tune...
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Stress Recess: The A B C's

Richard Deforest Erickson - Stress management - 1998 - 83 pages
...Franklin: "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again; and what we call time...diligence shall we do more with less perplexity." While some of the readers will say immediately, "Amen", and "Of course, this is most certainly true!",...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - Social Science - 2004 - 304 pages
...wasting time must be, as Poor Richard says, the greatest prodigality; since, as he elsewhere tells us, Lost time is never found again; and what we call...makes all things difficult, but industry all easy, and He that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night; while Laziness...
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The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Stephen M. Best - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 376 pages
...time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be ... the greatest prodigality [since] lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough"). 81 In this colony of idleness, this province beyond work, the cakewalk emerges as an odd mirror of...
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The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Stephen M. Best - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 362 pages
...time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be ... the greatest prodigality [since] lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves little enough").81 In this colony of idleness, this province beyond work, the Cakewalk emerges as an odd mirror...
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The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Stephen M. Best - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 376 pages
...time be of all things die most precious, wasting time must be ... die greatest prodigality [since] lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always proves litde enough" (Franklin, The Way to Wealth, 453-68). 133. George Fitzhugh, "Freedmen and Free 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
...instead of dallying with "wine and women," or modern day distractions of television and the Internet. *&' What we call time enough, always proves little enough. Let us then be up and be doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity....
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
..."wasting of time must be," as Poor Richard says, "the greatest prodigality;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, "lost time is never found again," and what we..."Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry all things easy," as Poor Richard says; and "he that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...time is never found again, and what we call time-enough, always proves little enough: let us then be up and be doing, and doing to the purpose; so by diligence...but industry all easy, as Poor Richard says; and he thatriseth late, must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night. While laziness...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...as Pocr Richard fays, The greateft Prodigality, fince, as he eJfewere tells us, Loft Time is ne^jer found again ; and what we call Time enough, always...enough. Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the Purpofe ; fo by Diligence mall we do more with lefs Perplexity. Sloth makes all Things difficult, but...
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