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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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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...friend, what Poor Richard says : " Employ your time well, if you mean to gain leisure ; and since you are not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour." Leisure...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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Levende dansk lyrik: fra folkevisen til drachmann

Poul P. M. Pedersen - Danish poetry - 1844 - 580 pages
...friend, what Poor Richard says, Employ thy time well, if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since than art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour....the 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...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volume 1

Anna Maria Hall
...lands,' and ' Diligence is the mother of good luck,' and that grand long one I wrote in small-hand — ' Since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.'" " Yes, dear, those were pleasant days ; I mind them well ; when he went, all went. "No, mother," replicd...
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The Works of ... Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral, and ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 304 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,...laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labor? No; for, as poor Richard says, 'Troubles spring from idleness,...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846
...finds a relaxation of mind, than a dangerous charm that might corrupt him.— Si Kvremond. ncccLxiv. Leisure is time for doing something useful : this...of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. — Franklin. DCCCLXV. Mendicants. — Mendicants have great comforts ; they require a good address,...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 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,...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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Kichard says ; ' Employ thy time well, if thou 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 Mechanic's organ, or, Journal for young men and women [afterw.] Voice of ...

...exceed his income. A man of vast reading, without conversation, is like a man who lives only to himself. Leisure is time for doing something useful: this leisure...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never. There is as much difference between a wise man and a fool as between a horse that is properly broken...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 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,...that, as poor Richard says, 'A life of leisure and a Hfe of laziness are two things.' Do you imagine that sloth will afford you more comfort than labor?...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says : Employ thy time well, ifthov, 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 labor, would live by their...
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