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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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Fisher's National Magazine and Industrial Record, Volume 2

Economics - 1846
...•' That old birds are not to be caught with chaff," " That what everybody says must be true," •' Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves," and a hundred other of the tritest savings. These surely do not offer much, either to...
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The Twins: a Domestic Novel

Martin Farquhar Tupper - English fiction - 1846 - 292 pages
...another sovereign, and was owed again ; but, trust him, he wasn't going to be cheated out of that: take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. But still it was ditto repeated; changing, being owed, grudging, grumbling : at last he...
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Good and bad habits, 3 sermons

John Saul Howson - 1846
...the growth of habits. It was said that habits are formed by acts; general habits by particular acts. Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. Plant your trees, and in time you will have a wood. A seaman becomes expert, by making...
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A selection from lord Chesterfield's letters to his son, on education ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1846
...of the treasury in the reigns of King William, Queen Anne, and King George the first, used to say, take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. To A this maxim, which he not only preached, but practised, his* two grandsons, at this...
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A Voice to the Married: Being a Compendium of Social, Moral, and Religious ...

John Mather Austin - Marriage - 1847 - 402 pages
...husbands and wives who flatter themselves they are quite economical. Dr. Franklin's favorite maxim was, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." This care is peculiarly necessary in a family. Take care of the small expenses as well...
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The South Devon literary chronicle

1847
...narrow iron cylinder, through which all the water intended for the feeding of the boiler is passed. " Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves," is a proverb that has been amply verified in the experience of mine engineers. The principal...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1847
...insignificant; yet how fast they run up to something of consequence ! Truly might Poor Richard say — " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." It is very important for all persons in humble circumstances to remember, that if they...
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The Twins: A Domestic Novel

English fiction - 1847 - 110 pages
...another sovereign, and was owed again ; but, trust him, he wasn't going to be cheated out of that: take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. But still it was ditto repeated ; changing, being owed, grudging, grumbling : at last he...
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The Tourist's Guide, Or Pencillings in England and on the Continent; with ...

John Henry Sherburne - Europe - 1847 - 260 pages
...the richer, save myself much trouble and mortification, and to recollect Dr. Franklin's maxim — " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." I followed the advice of my friend, and found he was correct; and would also here advise...
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Peter Parley's magazine

1847
...my boy, and ask of him His pardon and his love." HOW PENCE MAKE POUNDS; OR, THE. LITTLE ECONOMIST. " TAKE care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," says poor Richard; and w^Ji this motto I would wish my young friends to pay attention...
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