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" A little neglect may breed great mischief; for want of a nail the shoe was lost ; for want of a shoe the horse was lost ; for want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy ; all for want of a little care about a horse-shoe... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: With Many Choice Anecdotes and Admirable ... - Page 152
by Mason Locke Weems - 1822 - 264 pages
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Great News! We've Sold the Company

Jim Woodward, Chuck Philpott, Susan Gibson - Business & Economics - 2006 - 314 pages
...seemingly insignificant events may affect millions. . .Do you remember this little rhyme? "For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the battle was lost. For want of...
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Using Lean for Faster Six Sigma Results: A Synchronized Approach

Mark Nash, Sheila R. Poling, Sophronia Ward - Business & Economics - 2006 - 192 pages
...improvement. BEYOND LEAN AND Six SIGMA: FROM PROJECT Focus TO FUTURE Focus c H A P T E R 9 For want of a nail, the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe, the horse was lost, For want of a horse, the rider was lost, For want of a rider, the battle was lost, For want of...
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The Theory Primer: A Sociological Guide

Mark A. Schneider - Social Science - 2006 - 343 pages
...but it has figured in some very sophisticated analyses of causation.19 It goes like this: For want of a nail the shoe was lost, For want of a shoe the horse was lost, For want of a horse the rider was lost, For want of a rider the battle was lost, For want of...
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Words for Courageous Living

...faithful. Do you remember this song - it shows the importance of a nail in a horse's shoe. "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, the horse was lost; For want of a horse, the rider was lost; For want of a rider, the battle was lost; For want of...
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Teaching Jewishly

Joel Lurie Grishaver - Religion - 2007 - 164 pages
...to become a topic of concern. For Want of a Friend There is a childhood nursery rhyme: For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the battle was lost. For want of...
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Mother Goose

Juvenile Fiction - 2007 - 125 pages
...Swithin's Day, if thou be fine, •/ •** For forty days the sun will shine. Tot Want of a For want of a nail, The shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, The horse was lost; For want of a horse, The rider was lost; For want of a rider, The battle was lost; For want of...
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Introduction to Derivative Financial Instruments: Bonds, Swaps, Options, and ...

Dimitris N. Chorafas - Business & Economics - 2008 - 400 pages
...events can reach a point of crisis that magnifies small changes. As a popular verse has it, For want of a nail, the shoe was lost; For want of a shoe, the horse was lost; For want of a horse, the rider was lost; For want of a rider, the battle was lost; For want of...
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Uncommon Sense in Self Development

C. William Salm - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 220 pages
...desk?" Chapter 22 Perfection You may have heard (with some embellishment by yours truly), "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe, the horse was lost. For want of a horse, the rider was lost. For want of a rider, the message was lost. For want...
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Uncommon Sense in Self Development

C. William Salm - Self-Help - 2008 - 220 pages
...desk?" Chapter 22 Perfection You may have heard (with some embellishment by yours truly), "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe, the horse was lost. For want of a horse, the rider was lost. For want of a rider, the message was lost. For want...
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The Language of Silence - Volume 2, Volume 2

George Schloss - Religion - 2008 - 404 pages
...dreams to come true and as simply as in a Mother Goose rhyme and even more presciently. 148 "For want of a nail, the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe, the horse was lost. For want of a horse, the rider was lost. For want of a rider, the battle was lost. For want of...
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