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for self's sake. The noblest question in in the world is.Deny self. What good can I do it? .
JANUARY But dost thou love time. life ? Then do not squander for that is the stuff life is made of. .
in- FIF TH give advice. SECOND Drink water. while despair creaseth them. time loses five and might as prudently throw five shillings into the sea. FOURTH Industry pays debts. but give conduct.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JANUARY FIRS T Resolve to perform what you ought. fail perform without what you resolve. We may we can not A E . THIRD He of that idly loses five shillings' worth shillings.
TENTH Keep thee. If EIGHTH Three may keep a them be dead. and one that you like. thy shop and thy shop will keep . secret. if two of NINTH They that will not be counselled can not be helped.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JANUARY SIXTH Necessity never made a good bargain. SB VE NTH you would have a faithful servant. serve yourself.
to keep one * FIF Add frugality. TWELF TH you would know the value go and try to borrow some. If of money. .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JANUARY ELE VENT H When worth the well is dry. they know the of water. TEENTH if we would make our industry certainly successful. old young man will be a young old F O U RTE It is EN T H chimneys than easier to build two in fuel. TH I R TEENTH An man.
A man's own care NINE TEENTH Covetousness is ever attended with solicitude and anxiety. other people's afflictions.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JANUARY SIXTEENTH He that can have patience can have what he will. S E VE It NT E E N T H if is prodigious the quantity of good that may be done by one man. to every one has courage enough and . make a business of it. TWE NT I E T H To bear spare. he will EI G H TEEN T H is profitable.
soon gets TWENTY-FO U R TH Creditors have better memories than debtors. not by faith.SIXTH In the affairs of this world men it.SECOND Wealth is not his that has it. but his that enjoys it. TWENTY. \[^i' TWENTY-FI F TH Avoid extremes.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JANUARY TWE NT Y FIRS - T There are lazy minds as well as lazy bodies. but by want of . TWENTY. are saved. TWE N TY-TH I RD Always taking out never putting in of the meal tub and to the bottom.
EI G H TH A ploughman on his legs is higher than a gentleman on his knees. TWENTY. TWENTY-NINTH Grace thou thy house. let not that THIRTIETH Not to oversee workmen them your purse open. .SE VEN T H What iences vast additions to the conven- and comforts of living might mankind have acquired. and grace thee. is to leave TH I R TY FIRS - T Be not disturbed at trifles.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JANUARY TWENTY. if the money spent in war had been employed in works of public utility.
is the do- .FEBRUARY The most acceptable service of God ing good to man.
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the mother of good luck.
Because they look want to have them
provocations and disturbances upon almost every occa-
why ? because she has
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Tolerate no uncleanliness.
EI G H TH
which was not honest.
may, if he knows not how to save as he gets, keep his nose all his life
to the grindstone.
Keep your eyes open
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ELE VENT H
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other.
that nation, fortunate that age,
history is not diverting.
TH I R TEENTH
for thy vices.
for their virtues, thyself
FO U R TEENTH
be quiet and respect each
In this country
are not so afraid of
so we must for every idle silence. TWENT I E TH Let thy discontents be thy secrets. 5E VENTEENTH mouse diligence and patience the ate in two the cable. . NINE TEENTH As we must account for every idle word.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK FEBRUARY SIXTEENTH Hast thou virtue? acquire also the graces and beauties of virtue. By EIGHTEENTH It is of the essence of envy to be un- easy and disquieted.
TWENTY.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK FEBRUARY TWENTY. think of savas well as getting. TWEN T Y.F O U R T H Tricks and treachery are the practice have not wit enough to be of fools that honest.SECOND you would be wealthy. it will be incurable this because of years past. ing If TWEN TY-THIRD As year.FIRS Want of T care does us more damage than want of knowledge. . TWENTY.F I F T H Avoid trifling conversation. to old age.
strong. and velvets.S B VENT H Let thy handmaid be and homely. scarlet fire.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK FEBRUARY TWENTY. TWENTY-NINTH Those have a short Lent who owe money to be paid at Easter.EI G H T H Forbear resenting injuries as much as you think they deserve. . put out the kitchen TWENTY. faithful.SIX T H Silks and satins. TWENTY.
can only result from order. . as all that is truly beautiful.MARCH All true happiness.
for reputation. for credit. conof the folly of being on bad terms is to live with those one with continually. THIRD I vinced found myself obliged to comply. WQ ^ y FOUR T H The eye of a master his hands.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MARCH FIRS Opportunity is T the great bawd. will do more work than both FIF rH It is foolish to lay out of money in a pur- chase repentance. . SECOND We and know not how soon we may have a fresh occasion for friends.
. TENTH Remember that credit is money.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MARCH SIXTH Hard names and many were bestowed on me. we had need be circumspect. and the second will be what thou wilt. SE VBNTH Whenever we attempt to amend the scheme of Providence. among NINTH Let thy child's first lesson be obedience. lest we do more harm than good. EIGHTH It man would not be altogether absurd if a were to thank God for his vanity the other comforts of life.
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MARCH EL E VE NTH . and a good deal of boldness who affirms. TH I R TEE NTH Don't throw stones at your neighbors. fear less the being in hell than out of fashion. who. perhaps. if your own windows are glass. There are no gains without pains then have no lands. for I TWELF TH The way to wealth. hands. is as plain as the way to market. if you desire it. that all the doctrines he holds are true. and all he rejects are false. help. . FOUR TEENTH A man must have a great deal of vanity who believes. FIF TEENTH There are numbers.
. wonderful changes will follow in the manners of the lower ranks. I rather than to others.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MARCH SIXTEEN T H you can gain the great to an exemplary life. i NINE TE E NTH Ignorance is often attended with cre- dulity when knavery would mislead it. He lived — H ' ' - i • i usefully. and with suspicion when honesty would set it right. If SE YEN TEEN T H Form the pronunciation of youth on the best models. take to be the general source of censure and backbiting. than. EI G H I TEEN T H it would rather have said. He died rich. TWENTIETH Fondness malevolence for ourselves.
F I F TH possesses anything he has bought. the cautious they are of marriage.SECOND Not being used not how to make they know a modest use of it. to liberty. like ropes of onions. she will surely rap your knuckles. TWENTY. TWENTY. TWENTY.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MARCH TWENTY. that He TWENTY. I TWEN TY-TH Wise and good men of RD are the strength a state. expense more .FO If U R TH you will not hear Reason.FIRS T Ideas will string themselves. pays interest for the use of it.SIXTH The greater the common fashionable of a rank of people.
TH I R TY FIRS - T She that will eat her breakfast in her bed. But what a case her! is he in that doth have . drink not to ele- TWENTY.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MARCH TWENTY.E I GH TH To distress is to weaken. TWENTY-NINTH Those who can not labor for those get it.S E VENTH Eat not vation. land must who have THIRTIETH He that by the plough would thrive Himself must either hold or drive. her. And spend head. talk of nothing all in his day but of pride mercy may do much to save . to dullness . the morn in dressing of her And And God sit at dinner like a maiden bride.
slower in chang- .APRIL Be ing. slow in choosing a friend.
whistle. very dear. FOURTH The riches of a country are to be valued by the quantity of labor its inhabitants are able to purchase. THIRD Continual dropping wears away stones. SECOND Buy what thou hast no need of. . F I F TH Sloth shortens life.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK APRIL FIRS He T for his has paid dear. and ere long thou shalt sell thy necessaries.
of it whatever share they have them- 0} o\> selves. estates are spent in the getting. ruined by buying . for tea forsook spinning and for And men 111111111' punch forsook hewing and "iiifip splitting. well if thou meanest NINTH Most people dislike vanity in others. TENTH Many have been good pennyworths. belongs to ^m. SB V BNTH I em a The public all.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK APRIL SIXTH Many Since women knitting. money. EI G H TH Employ thy time to gain leisure. raised from all.
an old dog. old TWELF TH Plough deep while sluggards sleep. an wife. and ready money. often keeps another in the FIF TEENTH will die fast- He ing. TH I R TE E NTH Never making a St. and you shall have corn to sell and keep. Monday recommended me to the master.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK APRIL E LE VE NT H There are three faithful friends. that lives upon hopes . (f FO U R TEENTH One sword scabbard.
only asking the advantages authors have in a revised I edition to correct some faults in the first. he the of Having plenty of Mj was not jealous merit in others. . SE VENTEENTH of Talents for the education the gift of youth are God. the doctor takes the fee. E I G H TEENTH merit in himself.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK APRIL SIX TEEN T H Those who have much business must have much pardon. TWE NT I E TH God heals. appearance of NINE TEENTH should have no objection to a repetition of life from the beginning.
FIF TH If you would have your business done.. if go. consumes faster than '.FOURTH Creditors are a superstitious set. TWENTY.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK APRIL TWENTY. as well as a long lane. TWENTY.SECOND Ambition has satisfy us. not.. indeed.THIRD Sloth. great observers of set days and times. like rust.„ labor wears.. send. but never the good fortune to TWE N TY. its disappointments to sour us. . that has no ending. TWENTY.FI R S T It is a long peace.
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK APRIL TWENTY.SIXTH In this world nothing is certain but death and taxes. . the us love one another.SEVENTH Nothing gives pleasure as to an author so great find his works respectfully quoted by others.EI G H TH * i *-•--' r - • i •* -i Opinions should be judged influences and effects. TWENTY. TWENTY. TH I R TIE TH He that goes a. of by their TWENTY-NINTH The fewer our more let old friends become.borrowing goes a- sorrowing.
but a right that belongs laws of God and nature. not a gift bestowed upon us by to us by the .MAY Freedom is other men.
Three removes are as bad as a SECOND I never saw an oft-removed tree settled Nor yet an oft-removed family That throve as well as those that be.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MAY FIRS T fire. . and deterI \^u mined to preserve it. FOURTH There are croakers in every country. THIRD had a tolerable character to begin with. F I F TH God gives all things to industry. I valued it properly. .
which he is never afraid or ashamed to do. . art not throw not away an hour. very expensive and very mischievous ones. S E VE NTH This year the stone blind shall see but very little. All TENTH He always speaks the thing he means. and a great deal more saucy. NINTH wars are follies. because he knows he always means well.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MAY SIXTH Pride is as loud a beggar as Want. EI G H Since thou 1 TH sure of a minute.
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MAY ELE VENT H The passions can never fix us in a of proper composure and acquiescence mind. TH I R TEENTH The sleeping fox catches no poultry. game and deceit. F O UR I TEENTH in am apt to speak the singular number. FIF It TEENTH in is no more a man's power to think than to look like another. TWELF TH Women Make the and wine. . wealth small and the want great.
. like other virtues. tradesman.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MAY SIX TEEN T H Scandal. its own reward. always bright. as Poor EIGH TEEN T H There should be a mutual dependence between governors and governed. but to avoid all appearances to the contrary. is in part SE YEN TEEN T H is The used key Richard says. NINE TEE NTH Small things appear great small circumstances. to those in TWE N TIE T H To receive credit and character as a I took care not only to be in reality industrious and frugal.
F I F T H • - - - .. TWENTY SECOND I never was without some religious principles. ... .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MAY TWENTY. I I took care never to imitate it.FIRS T thought so meanly of him for it. - TWENTY F O UR TH These might all be good things.. that. TWENTY.. TWENTY-TH l RD He that would thrive must ask his wife. when I afterward came into his situation. but g they were not the kind of good things I expected. .. - rr| ._ I wished to live without committing a fault.
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK MAY TWENTY.EIGHTH Heavy taxes tend to diminish a people. . TWENTY. before you are THIR TIE T H At a great pennyworth pause a while.F I R S One to-day is T worth two to-morrows.SIXTH It is certain that no country finer in the world produces naturally than ours. TH I R TY. TWENTY-NINTH The day comes around aware.SEVENTH Let the fair sex be assured that I shall always treat them and their affairs with the utmost decency and respect. spirits TWENTY.
.JUNE Virtue alone glorious. is sufficient to make a man great. and happy.
and perhaps have contributed some degree to the stand so generally made through the country in defence of in their privileges. made the common tradesmen and telligent as farmers as in- most gentlemen from other countries. thee. FOURTH Laziness drives so slowly that Poverty soon overtakes him. THIRD Long effect habits of virtue have a sensible on the countenance. T let not that drive JR^ SECOND Libraries have improved the general conversation of the American. .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JUNE FIRS Drive thy business.
with fear of penury.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JUNE FIFTH While you and certain. SE When fine thing VBNTH Your life Take care valuable one. of yourself. is a EIGHTH being free from care and labor. are the mainsprings Hope of of most people's industry. NINTH Visit while in seldom. and tarry but a place. live expense is constant SIXTH you have bought one you must buy ten more. a little .
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JUNE TENTH Virtue is the best guard against the many evils incident to us. ELE Vital virtue. . ought to be tried by the merit of his productions only. as such. of FOUR TEENTH An author. VE NTH religion is when orthodoxy has always suffered more regarded than TWELF TH What great difference can there be between putting yourself up. or putting your neighbor down? THIRTEENTH There are little follies in the behavior most men which their best friends are too tender to acquaint them with.
is He SE YEN TEE N T H impertinences do we daily suffer with great uneasiness. but he that does clownish things. Few NINE TEENT H What misfortune in your pleasures has sent you to philosophy for relief? .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JUNE FIF TFEN TH There seems peculiar conceit of finding money. because we have not courage enough to discover How many our dislikes? EI G H TEENTH who are against me but those have reason to fear me. to be some charm in the SIXTEENTH no clown that drives the plough.
TWENTY.FIRS No morning sun lasts the T Forage and want save while you may. for day we shall not be exwhat we thought. TWENTY. no boys ' must do it.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JUNE TWE NT I E TH Money can beget money. but what we & TWENTY. but all on petty errands. TWENTY.F I F TH As love to going it. P9S? 1 . TWENTY-THIRD At the last amined did.SECOND What maintains one vice would bring up two children.F O He U R TH who rightly only loves himself well and judiciously loves himself. whole day.
.SEVENTH Self-denial is really the highest gratificatipn.EI G H TH It was about this time I conceived the bold and arduous project of arriving at moral perfection.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JUNE TWENTY.SIXTH Don't you the right? know that all wives are in TWENTY. THIRTIETH Beware of little expenses. self- TWENTY. ure and pain produced with intention and design. TWENTY-NINTH Natural good and evil are pleasure and pain moral good and evil are pleas.
truth is a truth. an old error is an .JULY A new error.
FOURTH They that to obtain a little can give up essential liberty temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Fi F TH All property seems to me to be the creature of public convention. is T time for doing something SECOND Lying rides upon Debt's back.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JULY FIRS Leisure useful. THIRD Industry need not wish. .
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JULY SIXTH may dislike things that are nevertheless right in themselves. like TEN TH He can of society have no rights to the benefits who will not pay his club toit. but it should end handsomely. Life. We SB YEN TH Fly pleasures. NINTH a dramatic piece. EI G H Never leave that till TH to-morrow which you can do to-day. wards the support of . should not only be conducted with regularity. and they will follow you.
easier to suppress the desire than to satisfy all that follow TWELF TH Remember lific. .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JULY ELE It is VE NT H first it. that money is of the pro- generating nature. FIF TEENTH to We should not suffer pride prevent our progress in science. THIRTEENTH Who self? has deceived thee as oft as thy- FO U RTEENTH the greater progress from that clearness of head and quicker greater apprehension which usually attend temI made perance in eating and drinking.
T£T E I G H T E EN T H Pill What learning. or wealth. The . or when compared to virtue ? NINE no. SE YEN TEEN T H ~XQ Industry. and prudent economy in a wife are a fortune. both public and private. TEE NTH their faults . is wit. or form.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JULY SIX TBENTH inliiy^iiiii His great excellence lay in a sound understanding and solid judgment in pru- ^\ iiiiiP Lt^ pill dential matters. not one. frugality. There are none without TWEN TIE TH ideas of aggrandizement by conquest are out of fashion.
SECOND He night. that riseth late must trot all day. I or . most probably r a very bad one. to be good.F I F T H escaped being a poet. and shall scarce overtake his business at — TWENTY-T H I RD Above rels.F I R S If T fruit you can perceive the evil. r .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JULY TWENTY. don't terrify yourself that the tree may be TWBN TY. all things I dislike family quar- TWENTY FOURTH - Rather go in debt. to bed supperless than rise TWENTY.
F I RS The event God only knows.SIXTH Happiness in this life depends rather upon internals than externals. TWENTY. is too full of compliments TWENTY-NINTH Conversation warms the mind. TH I R TIE TH Remember Job suffered and was af- terwards prosperous.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK JULY TWENTY. TH I RTY.EI G H T H The world already. TWENTY SEVENTH "- Pride is the ground floor . Hope is up one pair of stairs. T .
AUGUST Use no hurtful deceit. if you speak. . justly. think innocently and speak accordingly. and.
F I F TH The cat in gloves catches no mice.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK AUGUST FIRS T Whenever we attempt to amend the scheme of Providence. and what you get hold Tis the stone that will turn all your lead . lest we do more harm than good. we had need be circumspect. FOURTH Get what you can. know THIRD Sloth makes all things difficult. . but do not how to make the change. into gold. SECOND Many people lead bad lives that would gladly lead good ones.
and governed his Providence. but none have naturally all the virtues. . TENTH I never doubted the existence that it of the Deity. EI G H T H There of is no rank in natural equal dignity and knowledge importance with that of being a good parent. a good neighbor and friend.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK AUGUST SIXTH has been a pleasure to me good workmen use their tools. a good husband or wife. NINTH Pride is a folly soon punished. a good subject or citizen. he made by the world. a good child. It to see SB V E NT H Most people have naturally some virtues.
being FOUR TE E NTH Trust betrayed is trust bestowed. F I F TE EN TH I love to hear of every good thing that tends to increase the number of good people. TH I R TEE NTH A man is a c sometimes more generous little when he has money than when he of Lo-l \[^u has plenty. . perhaps through fear thought to have but little.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK AUGUST ELE VENT H Good wives and good made by good husbands. plantations are V> TWELF TH Luxury should never be suffered to % r^k become common.
. TWE NT I E TH The mob hate instruction.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK AUGUST SIX TEEN TH body is not make us happy of itself. NINE TEENTH Idleness and pride tax with a heavier hand than kings and parliaments. TWENTY. of Health sufficient to S E V EN TEEN TH Cut off all unnecessary actions. EI G H TEENTH is Plain honest truth of a not the character compliment.EI R S T Vessels large may venture more. But little boats should keep near shore.
SIX T H Many. TWENTY. their wits only. TWEN T Y. would live by break for want .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK AUGUST TWENTY. TWEN TY-T H I R D No man who can have of his own.SECOND There was never yet a truly great man who was not at the same time truly virtuous. without labor. but they of stock.F I F T H A life of leisure and a life of laziness are two things. to work for a master. sist his poor enough TWENT Y Fools - F O UR TH and wise make feasts men eat them. sufficient by his labor is a piece of land to sub- family in plenty.
TWENTY-NINTH He that hath a trade hath an estate.SEVENTH Speak not but what may or yourself. A small leak will TH I R T Y. and overpowers . benefit others TWENTY.EIGHTH Be little burdensome and essentially useful to friends.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK AUGUST TWENTY.FIRS T among The great body of intelligence our people surrounds our petty dissensions. L=^ TH I R TIE T H sink a great ship.
the proof of The proof of gold is fire . a woman. gold.SEPTEMBER the proof of a a man. woman. .
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At the working-man's house hunger
looks in but dares not enter.
FOUR T H
that hath a calling hath
man flatter the age with prethat we have arrived at a perfec-
tion of discoveries.
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ing against one fault, prised by another.
was employed in guardwas often surI
S E VE
on vanity sups on
EI G H T H
he gave expectations.
The foolish part of mankind will make wars from time to time with each other, not having sense enough otherwise to
settle their differences.
ought always to do what appears best to be done, without much regarding
what others may think
. By discharge any obligation you may suppose yourself under to me. a stranger who that has equal need of Do so. FOUR TEE NTH Friends have been QQLgP my treasure. Enjoin him to do the same upon occasion. sometimes and are sometimes both subdued rights by might. means you will TWE L F T H Stick to it steadily. T H I R TEE NTH political Moral and differ.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK SEPTEMBER E LB VBNTH of assist- You may have an opportunity ing with an equal sum it. By pursuing such a practice much good may be done with a little money.
suppose. EI G H The truth TEENTH may not always be proper. rather than to a neighbor. surest way to obtain liberal from others is vigorously to help help our- . to be understood in the other world. SIX TEEN T H Never be discouraged. for in this they are frequently cursed.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK SEPTEMBER F I F T E E NTH There are minds who would give credit to a man that lived 3000 years ago." is. 5E VENTEE NTH I "Blessed are the peacemakers. or at 3000 leagues distance. or even to a friend. NINE TEENTH The selves.
".SECOND Frauds than simple are vastly a ZET c more pernicious I. TWENTY.'X. I lowed. ..THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK SEPTEMBER TWB NT I E T H When enough.FO possess it. | II ".FIRS Time will smooth away all difficulties.i TWENTY-THIRD Reconciliation is a sweet expression. thefts. T TWENTY. it was alenemy said he had give him a rising blow.. U R TH but those None abuse confidence who TWEN TY-F I FT H Let all your things have their places. TWENTY. ' . — "V l " . even after an to was a boxing boy. .
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK SEPTEMBER TWENTY.E I G H TH will that has once done you a kindness be more ready to do you another than he whom you yourself have obliged. TWENTY. THIRTIETH .SB VENTH Hope and faith may be more firmly grounded upon hope and faith. charity. than charity upon TWENTY.SIX TH Let us mind our own business. He TWEN TY-NIN TH Virtue is not secure until its practice has become a habitude.
OCTOBER may cause a great mischief : for want of a nail the shoe was lost. for want of a shoe the horse was lost. . for want of a horse little A neglect the rider was lost.
would you not a good master should catch you idle ? Are you not your own master? If be ashamed that FOURTH prejudices of disrespect between nations prevail only among the inferior ranks. The F I F TH Be always employed useful. in something . and wise. wealthy. me better from the THIRD you were a servant.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK OCTOBER FIRS T Early to bed and early to rise Makes a man healthy. SECOND The whim cheapness of suited it.
unavail- ingly resisting. of The judgment TENTH Men I find to be a sort of beings very badly constructed.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK OCTOBER SIX T H The good philanthropist. either here or hereafter. EIGHTH certainly reward virtue punish vice. and not the sturdy oak. SB YEN TH Few to the in public affairs act with a view good of mankind. . is looked upon as infallible. who wishes the of his own country and of mankind. must be the bulrush bending to the storm. will God and NINTH a whole people. especially of a free people.
TH I R TEE N T H Lost time is never found again. SIX TEENTH Trust not too much to others. FOUR TEEN TH I made myself as tidy as I could.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK OCTOBER ELE Great affairs VE NT H their rise f sometimes take from small circumstances. FIF TEENTH Let kind offices go round. What can he do? a stranger. . TWELF TH Americans do not enquire concerning What is he ? but.
. never refuse. are employed they are TWENTY. TWENTI E TH When men best contented.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK OCTOBER SEVEN TEEN T H Pride breakfasted with Plenty. shall NINE TEENTH History is full of the errors of states and princes.FIRS T Disputing. and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. nor ever resign an office. dined with Poverty. contradicting. and supped with Infamy. EI G H I TEEN T H never ask.
which I TWENTY. words and his drop . UR TH man can have no J7Wf hap- TWENTY. the right. is to man TWEN TY.F I F TH I think no pleasure innocent that hurtful.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK OCTOBER TWENTY.S I XT H Here comes the of orator with his flood of reason. take to be the best way. felicity is Human much by TWEN TY-T H I I RD Not knowing but that he might be in let him enjoy his opinions.SECOND produced not so great pieces of good fortune that seldom happen as by little advantages that occur every day.F O Without virtue piness.
a laugh.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK OCTOBER TWENTY. - TH I R TY FIRS What wars ! T repeated repeated follies are . necessary same economy to obtain money. TWEN TY-EIGHTH No man things. It is the honI estest way of acquiring an enemy. TWEN TY-N IN TH company. THIRTIETH made that man my enemy by doing him too much kindness.SEVENTH Money is is necessary at the to introduce econtime. while. chat. I love glass. a and even a song as well as ever. is wise at all times and in all but some are more frequently wise than others. omy.
received more faithful services. if. they had been hated and feared. and performed greater actions. those renowned generals. by means of the love their soldiers bore them.NOVEMBER Alexander and Caesar. . than they probably would have done. instead of being beloved and respected.
each man has his particular private interest in view. . FIF TH Now I body bids have a sheep and a cow everyme good-morrow. ever they may pretend. and good ones acquired and established.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK NOVEMBER FIRS T While a party is carrying on a general design. before we can have any dependence on a steady. FOURTH Few view in public affairs act from a mere what- of the good of their country. li THIRD Contrary habits must be broken. CJj! SECOND Handle your tools without mittens. uniform rectitude of conduct.
SE VENTH the mischief flatterers Foes counteract might do us. TEN T H to People that lead a long life and drink the bottom of the cup must expect of the dregs. EIGHTH Nothing is perfect. ' in human affairs and perhaps that and schemes is the cause of our opinions.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK NOVEMBER SIX T H Mankind are all of a family. some . NINTH I think all the heretics I have known have been virtuous men.
they are never to be satisfied. T HIR TEENTH I Even if I could conceive that had completely probably be proud of overcome pride. FIF TEENTH Who dainties love shall beggars prove. If TWE L F T H Let each part its of your business have time. FO URTEENTH There could not be a more potent counterpoise to the designs of ambitious men than a multitude that feared and hated ambition. I should JjLjlO V^?^ my humility. .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK NOVEMBER ELE VE NTH our desires are to the things of this world.
and avoiding are in danger of having.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK NOVEMBER SIXTEEN T H Enemies serve ing to put us upon correct- the faults those we we have. since to it to be a enables one make a reason for everything one has a mind to. . SE VENTEENTH is it So convenient a thing reasonable" creature. EI G H In TEENTH success be moderate. NINE TEENTH fifty years past no one has heard a dogmatical expression es ever cape me. For these TWENTI E T H A fat kitchen makes a lean will.
TWENTY. and integrity in dealings between man and man were of the utmost importance to the felicity of life.F I R S T There is neither sin nor shame in knitting a pair of stockings. the first is \[^y debt.SECOND I grew convinced that truth. the to state is. things the most premust be the greatest TWENTY. after all our happiest.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK NOVEMBER TWENTY. . TWENTY. being conformable our natures. TWENTY-T H I RD The second running in vice is lying.F O U R T H If time be of all cious.F I FT H The married jokes. wasting time prodigality. sincerity.
EIGHTH The foundation piness is of all virtue and hap- thinking rightly. and never good war nor a bad peace. they can not live as well. for.S I XT H Lazy workmen are commonly ob- jjE served to be more extravagant in their demands than the industrious. than have deserved. TWE NT Y-SEVENTH There never was. as I well as more praise. TH I not to give for I R TIE T H to have long been accustomed re- ceive more blame. will be. . TWENTY-NINTH it So pursue pleasure as more than it is worth. a TWENTY. if they have not more for their work.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK NOVEMBER TWBN TY.
DECEMBER we were as make ourselves If industrious to great. . become good as to we should become really great by being good.
THIRD There 's nothing better to be said bread. bed. but words may be greatly revenged. and gone to FOURTH Necessity knows no law. man of all . I know some attorneys of the name. Than that they 've eat up all their Drunk all their drink. F I F TH Poverty often deprives a spirit and virtue. SECOND There 's small revenge in words.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK DECEMBER FIRS The use there is in T the advantage of money is all having money.
THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK DECEMBER SIX TH Kindness from men on their fellow men. TENTH serving others. I can only return SE YEN TH in this The pleasures world are rather from God's goodness than our own merit. When employed in . to Do good thy to thy friend to to gain him. I do not look upon myself as conferring favors. enemy NINTH Light up the candle of industry and economy. but as paying debts. EIGH TH keep him.
F O UR TEEN TH called to-day. the more they are respected of the world. . NT H TWE L F TH I made all it a rule to forbear all direct 7fi\ contradiction to the sentiments of others. Work while it is F I F T E ENTH It is hard for an empty bag to stand upright. ! TH I c R TEEN TH ^~ i The more by the rest affectionate relations are to each other. St and positive assertion of my own.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK DECEMBER EL E VE Lose no time.
NINE TEENTH Be ashamed to catch yourself idle. TWEN T Y.EI R S T The diligent spinner has a long shift. . are mere mistakes.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK DECEMBER SIX TEEN TH often Suppositions. to keep his friends in countenance. EIGH I TEEN TH to find I was surprised myself so much fuller of faults than had imagined. TWEN TIE TH A benevolent man should allow a few faults in himself. SE VENTE E N TH A man is is not completely born until he dead. however ingenious.
no ambition corrupt thee. probity TWE N T Y.THIRD If for two persons equal in judgment play a considerable sum. no profit allure thee. TWENTY. be evil so shalt thou live is jollily.F O U RT H Increase in me that wisdom which dis- covers my truest interest.':••% money most lose. . no example sway thee to to no persuasion move do anything which thou knowest thee.F I F T H Let no pleasures tempt thee. a continual Christ- .THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK DECEMBER TWE N TY SECOND - No qualities are so likely to of make a poor man's fortune as those and integrity. for a good conscience mas. he that loves will . TWENTY.
I TWENT Y-N NT H It is pleasant to see the world growing better and happier. TWENTY. THIR There grave.SIXTH Nothing is so likely to make a man's fortune as virtue.THE FRANKLIN YEAR BOOK DECEMBER TWENTY.F I RS T how short the time looking back.EIGHTH It is time for an old man. TWENTY SEVENTH - Vicious habits are not hurtful because they are forbidden. seems! . will TIE TH in be sleeping enough I the TH In R TY. but forbidden because they are hurtful. to be thinking remove. as of his great I am.
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