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" Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money. "
THE UNITED METHODIST FREE CHURCHES - Page 8
by R. ABERCROMBIE M.A - 1885
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Female excellence; or, Hints to daughters, by a mother

Female excellence - 1838
...upon the sense : such are the Select Remains of Mason, Cecil, Newton, etc. The well-known maxim, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of then/selves," is equally applicable to time. Take care of the minutes, and the days and the years will...
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A Cure for Scandal: Or, Detraction Displayed : as Exhibited by Gossips ...

Amelia Alderson Opie - Characters and characteristics - 1839 - 208 pages
...highly gifted individual wisely considered the importance of moments. That excellent old proverb, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," meaning that those who do not spend pence wantonly, will always be sure to have pounds,...
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The Poughkeepsie Casket, Volume 2

1839
...know that thou art well to do in the world, and can maintain thyself, still, \Villii dear, remember to take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.' Willie smiled complacently on this effusion of ma. ternal prudence ; but perhaps he could...
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The Reader's Manual: Designed for the Use of Common Schools in the United States

Elocution - 1840 - 312 pages
...to others', or when your mind is so preoccupied that you cannot give it to a book. The old adage, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves'," may be thus parodied'; Take care of the minutes 1", and the days will take care of themselves....
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The Means of Promoting and Preserving Health

Thomas Hodgkin - Health - 1841 - 480 pages
...one will do; and do not spend a farthing when it is not necessary to do so. It has been well said, ' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves/ 4. " Make a point of laying up all that can be saved: and having managed to save a sum...
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The Dublin Magazine, Volume 3

1841
...own part, view the matter in a very different light. There is an old thrifty proverb which says — ' take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves,' and I am inclined to adopt the idea in the management of an estate, viz. — to take care...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1876
...Grandmother had duly informed us, at a very early period in our own history, of Poor Richard's maxim, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," though by the way the pounds we get hold of do not seem to have that capacity. Still we...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 32

1841
...much-insulted lady, with a due assumption of dignity. " The proverb says — see Poor Richard, page thirteen— take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." " But nothing, my dear, about the farthings or the decimals." " How can you be so tiresome,...
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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...long ; and I hope I shall be able to make it last still longer." A sensible old man used to say : " Take care of the pence ; and the pounds will take care of themselves." Penny, whence earnest thou ? Whither goest thou ? When wilt thou come again ? — Penny...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 1

J. Fletcher - 1842
...subject, as the chosen matters of investigation. In money matters it is a good piece of advice to " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves :" in scientific and literary matters, it is a good piece of advice also, to take care of...
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