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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 Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...for doing something useful. This 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 labor, would live by their wits only, but they break for want of stock ; whereas, industry...
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The Western Miscellany, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin Ells - American literature - 1778 - 384 pages
...fcr doing something useful; lhis 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 labor, would live by their wits only, but they break for the want of stock;" whereas...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1849 - 304 pages
...if thou meanest to gain leisure; and since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour.1 Leisure is time for doing something useful : this leisure the diligent man wii) obtain, but the lazy man never; so that, as poor Richard says, 'A life of leisure and a life of...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 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,...diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man, never; for "A life of leisure, and a life of laziness, are two things." But with our industry, we must likewise...
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London at table; or, How, when, and where to dine and order a dinner

1851
...Inglorious, here we list. The cat in gloves catches no mice. Employ thy time well if thou meanest to gain leisure ; and, since thou art not sure of a minute, throw not away an hour. Troubles spring from idleness, and grievous toils from needless ease ; many without labour would live...
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Maxims for meditation, conceits for conversation, gems of genius, pearls of ...

Maxims - 1852
...his time, has none to spare. 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, is time for doing something usefu) ; this leisure the diligent man will obtain, but the lazy man never ; for a life of leisure,...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 41

1852
...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,"...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...Seneca. LEISURE. — He hath no leisure, who useth it not. — Old maxim. LEISURE AND LAZINESS — Leisure is time for doing something useful : this...A life of leisure and a life of laziness are. two thhjgs. — Franklin. LEISURE AND SOLITUDE. — Leisure and solitude are the best effect of riches,...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 33

1853
...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 VOL. XXXIII. E a' life of laziness are two things. Many, without labour,...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 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,...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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