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The Way to Wealth

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Subject: Benjamin Franklin, For Want of a Nail, Bagatelles and Satires, Associators, A Dissertation on Liberty and Necessity, Pleasure and Pain
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The Way to Wealth

Benjamin Franklin at a printing press

The Way to Wealth is an essay written by

Some phrases from the almanac quoted in The Way to Wealth include:

  • "There are no gains, without pains"
  • "One today is worth two tomorrows"
  • "A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things"
  • "Get what you can, and what you get hold"
  • "Sloth, like rust, consumes faster than labor wears, while the used key is always bright"
  • "Have you somewhat to do tomorrow, do it today"
  • "The eye of a master will do more work than both his hands"
  • "Early to bed, and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise"
  • "For want of a nail..."

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External links

  • complete text onlineThe Way to Wealth
  • Benjamin Franklin quotes on Wikiquote


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