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" A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees, as Poor Richard says. Perhaps they have had a small estate left them, which they knew not the getting of : they think, It is day, and will never be night ; that a little to be spent out... "
The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical ... - Seite 101
von Benjamin Franklin - 1836
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Facing Up to the American Dream: Race, Class, and the Soul of the Nation

Jennifer L. Hochschild - 1996 - 440 Seiten
...virtues: "Fond Pride of Dress, is sure a very Curse;/ E'er Fancy you consult, consult your Purse"; "A Ploughman on his Legs is higher than a Gentleman on his Knees"; and "Pride that dines on Vanity sups on Contempt."20 Americans have learned Franklin's lessons well:...
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Mine Eyes Have Seen

Ann Rinaldi - 1997 - 256 Seiten
...today is worth two tomorrows." Sometimes he would say, "A small kak witt sink a great ship." And, "A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees." My brothers told me that when they misbehaved when small, Pa would rap them on the head with the handle...
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 Seiten
...through Industry and Frugality have maintained their Standing; in which Case it appears plainly, that a Ploughman on his Legs is higher than a Gentleman on...them, which they knew not the Getting of; they think 'tis Day, and will never be Night; that a little to be spent out of so much, is not worth minding;...
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 Seiten
...who hath a trade, hath an estate; and a man who hath a calling hath a place of profit and honor. A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees." — Benjamin Franklin "No profit grows where is no pleasure taken." — Shakespeare "If pains be a...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Benjamin Franklin, Walter Isaacson - 2003 - 551 Seiten
...through industry and frugality have maintained their standing; in which case it appears plainly, that a ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on...them, which they knew not the getting of; they think 'tis day, and will never be night; that a little to be spent out of so much, is not worth minding;...
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Sikkim: Perspectives and vision

Pavana Cāmaliṅa Kirana - 2003 - 584 Seiten
...that a dollar earned is of far more value than five found. Benjamin Franklin has rightly said "that a ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees." Let us absorb the message and start acting accordingly. There are many problems the country is facing...
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Proverbs: A Handbook

Wolfgang Mieder - 2004 - 304 Seiten
...through industry and frugality, have maintained their standing; in which case it appears plainly, that A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on...be spent out of so much is not worth minding; but Always taking out of the meal-tub, and never putting in, soon comes to the bottom, as Poor Richard...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 302 Seiten
...through Industry and Frugality have maintained their Standing; in which Case it appears plainly, that a Ploughman on his Legs is higher than a Gentleman on...them, which they knew not the Getting of; they think 'tis Day, and will never be Night, that a little to be spent out of 50 much, is not worth minding;...
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Franklin: The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and ...

Benjamin Franklin, Alan Houston - 2004 - 381 Seiten
...Standing; in which Case tt appears plainly, that a Ploughman on his Legs is higher than a Grmleman on his Knees, as Poor Richard says. Perhaps they have...them, which they knew not the Getting of; they think 'tis Day, and will never he Night; that a little to he speut out of so muck, is not worth minding;...
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Ben Franklin's Guide to Wealth: Being a 21st Century Treatise on What It ...

Erin Barrett, Jack Mingo - 2004 - 121 Seiten
...industry and frugality have maintained their standing; in which case it appears plainly, that a plowman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees, as Poor Richard says. Perhaps they have a small estate left them, which they knew not the getting of; they think, "Tis day, and will never...
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