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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. "
A Benjamin Franklin Reader - Seite 180
von Walter Isaacson - 2005 - 576 Seiten
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Preceptive, Moral, and Sentimental Pieces: On the Duties of the ..., Ausgabe 10

1796 - 20 Seiten
...Richard says. — How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep! forgetting that "The sleeping fox catches - no poultry, and that there will be sleeping..."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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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 Seiten
...Richard says. How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep ? Forgetting that 'The sleeping Fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping...' Lost time is never found again; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough:' let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose ;...
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Benjamin Franklin - 1804 - 59 Seiten
...Richard says. How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep! forgetting that "the sleeping fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping...Lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough, always f>roves little enough." Let us then be up and doing, and doing to the purpose;...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep ! forgetting that " The sleeping fox catches BO poultry," and that " there will be sleeping enough in the grave/' as poor Richard says. and doing to the purpose; so by diligence we shall do more with less perplexity. "Sloth makes all things...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the Late ..., Band 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...Richard says. How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep! forgetting, that " the sleeping fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping...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 ;...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin, Band 3

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...Richard says. How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep! forgetting, that " the sleeping fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping...Richard says, " the greatest prodigality ;" since, aa he elsewhere tells us, "lost time is never found again ; and what we call time enough always proves...
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Maxims, observations & reflections on morality and religion; selected from ...

T Nixon - 1806
...but a wise man can employ leisure 'well ; and he that makes best use of his time, has none to spare. 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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Lionel and Clarissa, by I. Bickerstaff. The toy shop; the king and the ...

James Plumptre - 1812
...Richard says. How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep ! forgetting that, " The sleeping fox catches no poultry," and that " There will be sleeping...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;...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Band 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...says. — How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep ! forgetting that " The sleeping fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping...Lost time is never found again ; and what we call link' enough always proves little enough." Let us then up, and be doing and doing to the purpose, so...
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The literary miscellany: or, Selections and extracts, classical and ..., Band 9

1812
...Richard says. How much more than is necessary do we spend in sleep ! forgetting that " the sleeping fox catches no poultry, and that there will be sleeping...prodigality ;" since, as he elsewhere tells us, " Lost timeis never found again ; and what we call time enough, always proves little enough." Let us then...
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