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" The taxes are indeed very heavy ; and if those laid on by the government were the only ones we had to pay, we might more easily discharg-e them ; but we have many others, and much more grievous to some of us. — We are taxed twice as much by our idleness,... "
The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ... - Seite 336
1826 - 407 Seiten
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Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs & Sayings

Gregory Titelman - 1996 - 468 Seiten
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Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs & Sayings

Gregory Titelman - 1996 - 468 Seiten
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La Traduction en France à l'âge classique

Michel Ballard, Lieven D'Hulst - 1996 - 325 Seiten
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The Book of Business Wisdom: Classic Writings by the Legends of Commerce and ...

Peter Krass - 1997 - 489 Seiten
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Anthology of American Literature, Band 1

George L. McMichael, Frederick C. Crews - 1997 - 2332 Seiten
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Forbes Book of Business Quotations: 14,266 Thoughts on the Business of Life

Ted Goodman - 1997 - 992 Seiten
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Autobiography and Other Writings

Benjamin Franklin - 1998 - 361 Seiten
...many others, and much more grievous to some of us. We are taxed twice as much by our Idleness, three times as much by our Pride, and four times as much...that help themselves, as Poor Richard says, in his Almanack of 1733. It would be thought a hard Government that should tax its People one tenth Part of...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - 1999 - 302 Seiten
...'taxes,' Father Abraham offers the following trio: "We are taxed twice as much by our Idleness, three times as much by our Pride, and four times as much by our Folly ..." Father Abraham continues with a special emphasis upon the wasting of time. He notes that none...
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Little Gems of Wisdom: Advice from Grandpa

J. D. Kroft - 2000 - 308 Seiten
...the only ones, we might easily discharge them. But we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much...taxes the commissioners cannot ease or deliver us. —Benjamin Franklin ACHING —A/so see Government Your example means much more than your instruction....
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Duh!: The Stupid History of the Human Race

Bob Fenster - 2000 - 288 Seiten
...complained about the government imposing taxes that "we are taxed twice as much by our idleness, three times as much by our pride, and four times as much by our folly." Following Franklin's formula, the wise man would choose idleness over pride or folly as his preferred...
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