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" If Time be of all Things the most precious, wasting Time must be, as Poor Richard says, the greatest Prodigality; since, as he elsewhere tells us, Lost Time is never found again; and what we call Time enough, always proves little enough... "
Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ... - Page 357
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Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth: Being a 21st Century Treatise on What It ...

Erin Barrett, Jack Mingo - Self-Help - 2004 - 121 pages
...consider whether you'd be happier in another career, and if so, start making plans to pursue it. *** If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be the greatest prodigality, since lost time is never found again. What uses up your time without giving...
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The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Stephen M. Best - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 362 pages
...Money can beget money, and its offspring can beget more, and so on" (Weber, Protestant Ethic, 49); "If time be of all things the most precious, wasting time must be ... the greatest prodigality [since] lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough always...
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Including Poor Richard's Almanac ...

Benjamin Franklin - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 320 pages
...enough in the grave," as Poor Richard says. If time be of all things the most precious, "wasting of time must be," as Poor Richard says, "the greatest...us, then, up and be doing, and doIng to the purpose; so by diligence shall we do more with less perplexity. "Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry...
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Benjamin Franklin's Humor

Paul Zall - Social Science - 2005 - 186 pages
...Fox catches no Poultry, and that there will be sleeping enough in the Grave, as Poor Richard says. If Time be of all Things the most precious, wasting...us, Lost Time is never found again; and what we call Time-enough, always proves little enough: Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the Purpose; so...
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The Way to Wealth and Other Writings on Finance

Benjamin Franklin - Business & Economics - 2006 - 141 pages
...as Pocr Richard fays, The greateft Prodigality, fince, as he eJfewere tells us, Loft Time is ne^jer found again ; and what we call Time enough, always...enough. Let us then up and be doing, and doing to the Purpofe ; fo by Diligence mall we do more with lefs Perplexity. Sloth makes all Things difficult, but...
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