7 sayings from Poor Richard’s Almanac!!!!?

I need at least 7 saying from Poor Richard’s Almanac

please help!!!!!

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  • 1 decade ago
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    The following are from "Poor Richard’s Almanack" (from 1734-1747) by Benjamin Franklin (alias Richard Saunders). Edited and translated by Rich Hall http://www.richhall.com/ for the Independence Hall Web site http://www.independencehall.org/ . These and 600 more are available at the following URL:

    http://www.richhall.com/poor_richard.htm

    __"There’s more old Drunkards than old Doctors." (1736)

    __"Well done is better than well said." (1737)

    __"Lend Money to an Enemy, and thou’lt gain him, to a Friend and thou’lt lose him." (1740)

    __"To err is human, to repent divine, to persist devilish." (1742)

    __"How few there are who have courage enough to own their Faults, or resolution enough to mend them!" (1743)

    __"How many observe Christ’s Birth-day! How few, his Precepts! O! ’tis easier to keep Holidays than Commandments." (1743)

    __"The same man cannot be both Friend and Flatterer." (1744)

    __"Many complain of their Memory, few of their Judgment." (1745)

    __"A Plowman on his Legs is higher than a Gentleman on his Knees." (1746)

    __"A good Example is the best sermon." (1747)

    NOTE: "In 1733, Benjamin Franklin, using the pseudonym Richard Saunders, began publishing "Poor Richard’s Almanack," which included agricultural predictions, charts of the moon’s phases, and a series of proverbs, such as “haste makes waste.” Franklin...continued to publish his Almanack until 1758." [http://www.readwritethink.org/calendar/calendar_da... ]

    See also:

    http://www.uta.fi/FAST/US7/FOLK/poorrich.html

    Good luck!

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Poor Richard's Almanac is thisaway -> http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=E-Ufwj06ycAC&pg...

    Some of them are pretty weird.

    "A ship under sail and a big-bellied woman are the two handsomest things that can be seen common".

    "After fish, milk do not wish"

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