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" Methinks I hear some of you say, Must a Man afford himself no Leisure? I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy Time well, if thou meanest to gain Leisure; and, since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 275
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...I will tell thee my friend what Poor Richard says ; ' Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute,...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; for, ' a life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things.' 15 " 'Many, without labor, would live...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says: " Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; und, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away...leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy never ; for, "A lile of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." Many without labour would live...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1831 - 290 pages
...will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says ; ' Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.i' Leisure is time for doing something useful ; this leisure the diligent man will ohtain, hut...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says ; ' Employ thy time well, if thon meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute,...the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour, would live...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 1

Almanacs, American - 1833
...will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says; "employ thy time well, if tliou meanest to gain leisure , and since thou art not sure of a minute,...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; for " a life of leisure anda life of laziness are two things. Many, without labor, would live by their...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...I will tell thee, my friend what poor Richard says: ' Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute,...Richard says, ' A life of leisure and a life of laziness aio two things.' DC you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labour? No; for, as poor...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humourous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1834 - 290 pages
...will tell thee, my friend, what poor Richard says ; l Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and since thou art not sure of a minute,...something useful ; this leisure the diligent man will ohtain, hut the lazy man never ; so that, as poor Richard says, - A life of leisure and a life of laziness...
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Benjamin Franklin's Way to Wealth: And William Penn's Maxims ...

Benjamin Franklin - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1834 - 192 pages
...will tell thee. my friend, what Poor Richard says : ' Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute,...throw not away an hour.' Leisure is time for doing somethinguseful : this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for, ' A life...
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The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and ..., Volume 2

Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks - Statesmen - 1836
...I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute,...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never; for JL life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Many, without labor, would live by their...
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Materials for thinking, extracted from the works of ancient and modern ...

1837
...least productive, for praters may suggest an idea, if they cannot start one. The Rev. CC Cation. 253. Leisure is time for doing something useful : this...will obtain, but the lazy man never; so that, as poor Kichard lays, A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. Franklin, 254. Why Honor is...
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