Greed - Griping
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Always an up-to-date mentor, Franklin’s insights fit right into the soundbites you see here. But why stop here? For a Niagara of wit and understanding in
the wonderful words from Ben's own works, get to a search engine
try: Franklin + “Poor Richard.” You might add “1758” -- or just click here
. The 1758 preface features some favorite sayings. ( Oh, parents, those
"Poor Richard's" websites can get raucous.)
|Greed & Poverty|
see also BUDGETING, SUCCESS & RUIN and TEMPERANCE & INDULGENCE.
|Avarice and Happiness never saw each other, how then shou’d they become acquainted. ||Joy sniffs greed?
|Poverty wants some things,
Luxury many things, Avarice
all things. 
|Want's wants are small,
Hog wants it all.
|The Sting of a Reproach --
is the Truth of it. 
|The worst wheel of the
cart makes the most noise.
Burns to squeal.
|Let thy discontents be thy
-- if the world knows them
'twill despise thee and
increase them. 
|To serve the Publick faithfully, and at the same time please it entirely, is impracticable. ||Socrates
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