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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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Dispute Resolution: Negotiation and Consensus Building

John Thomas Dunlop - Business & Economics - 1984 - 296 pages
...regarded as encouragement of idleness. As Poor Richard says: Employ thy Time well, if thou meanst to gain Leisure; And, since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. Trouble springs from Idleness, and grievous Toil from needless Ease For Age and Want, save while you...
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Work and Industry: Structures, Markets, and Processes

Kalleberg Arne L., Arne L. Kalleberg, Ivar Berg, Professor Arne L Kalleberg - Business & Economics - 1987 - 244 pages
...affecting personal associations. In our society work is deeply encased in moral and religious values: As Poor Richard says, A Life of Leisure and a Life...Laziness are two Things. Do you imagine that Sloth will afford you more Comfort than Labour? No, for as Poor Richard says: . . . Industry gives Comfort, and...
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Theories of the Labor Movement

Lozovsky, A., Marx, Karl, John T. Dunlop, Frederick Engels, John Kenneth Galbraith, Richard Hyman - Business & Economics - 1987 - 395 pages
...regarded as encouragement of idleness. As Poor Richard says: Employ thy Time well, if thou meanst to gain Leisure; And, since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. Trouble springs from Idleness, and grievous Toil from needless Ease. For Age and Want, save while you...
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The Concept of Work: Ancient, Medieval, and Modern

Herbert A. Applebaum - Social Science - 1992 - 645 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,...Hour. Leisure, is Time for doing something useful. Sloth will afford you more Comfort and Labour, Do you imagine? No, for as Poor Richard says, Trouble...
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Early American Writing

Giles B. Gunn - Fiction - 1994 - 629 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 Labour? No, for as Poor Richard says, Trouble springs from Idleness, and...
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American Culture: An Anthology of Civilization Texts

Anders Breidlid, Fredrik C. Brøgger, Oyvind T. Gulliksen, Torbjorn Sirevag - Art - 1996 - 404 pages
...Sluggards sleep." "Dost thou love life, then do not Squander Time, for that's the Stuff Life is made of." "Since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour." Sometimes Yuppies are accused of working too hard, but here today's responses seem to be based upon...
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Benjamin Franklin Wit and Wisdom

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 62 pages
...There is no Man so bad but he secretly respects the Good. Pray don't burn my House to roast your Eggs. Since thou art not sure of a Minute, throw not away an Hour. As we must account for every idle Word, so we must for every idle Silence. He that can have Patience...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 302 pages
...One To-day is worth two Tomorrows; and farther, Have you somewhat to do To-morrow, do it Today . . . Leisure, is Time for doing something useful; this...of Leisure and a Life of Laziness are two Things. (7:341-43) While there is no question that this essay is extraordinarily creative, surely Franklin...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - Electronic books - 2007 - 344 pages
...will not do for constant wear." — Anonymous "The end of labor is to gain leisure." — Aristotle "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things." — "Employ thy time well if thou meanest to get leisure." — Benjamin Franklin "One hath no leisure...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...leisure? I will tell thee, my friend, what Poor Richard says, employ thy time well ifthou 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, trouble springs from idleness, and...
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