Poor Richard's Sayings

By Benjamin Franklin

Little strokes fell great oaks.
One to-day is worth two to-morrows.
There are no gains without pains.
Whate’er’s begun in anger ends in shame.

Diligence is the mother of good luck.
He that riseth late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night.
What we call time enough always proves little enough.
Laziness travels so slowly that Poverty soon overtakes him.

He that is good at making excuses is seldom good for anything else.
Constant dropping will wear out a stone.
Early to bed and early to rise,
make a man healthy, and wealthy, and wise.

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