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" Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money. "
Proverbs of All Nations: Compared, Explained, and Illustrated - Pagina 75
di Walter Keating Kelly - 1861 - 238 pagine
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Illustrations of lying, in all its branches

Amelia Opie - 1825
...moralist to escape from the obligation of the principle which I here lay down. The economical rule, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," may, with great benefit, be applied to morals. Few persons, comparatively, are exposed...
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Tales of the Pemberton Family: For the Use of Children

Amelia Opie - 1825 - 107 pagine
...keep a family for one day from starving ? My dear child, there is an excellent proverb which says, "Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." None of us have a right to spend an unnecessary penny ; that is, a penny wantonly, on...
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Sermons, on Philosophical, Evangelical, and Practical Subjects ...

Eli Meeker (Rev) - 1827 - 400 pagine
...insensibly and theii* little excesses, like a moth, consume all they possess. It is a common proverb, Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. So the wasting of cents, is the consumption of thousands of dollars. Thus the present prospects...
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Detraction Displayed

Amelia Opie - 1828 - 251 pagine
...highly gifted individual wisely considered tlie importance of moments. That excellent old proverb, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," meaning that those who do not spend pence wantonly, will always be sure to have pounds,...
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Friendship's Offering: And Winter's Wreath: a Christmas and New Year's Present

1829
...know that thou art welt to do in the world, and can maintain thyself, still, Willie dear, remember to take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Willie smiled complacently on this effusion of maternal prudence ; but perhaps he could...
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The Red Barn: A Tale, Founded on Fact

William Maginn - 1831 - 716 pagine
...everything twice, or three times, as much as anybody else : they utterly disregard the old proverd — "Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves;" and when they have lavished their all, they find that they have purchased nothing but...
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The Original: A New Miscellany of Humour, Literature, and the Fine Arts

1832
...of the plan mainly depends. Our philosopher is fully borne out by the proverbial prescription, •' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.") We have thus culled from this little treatise twenty good ruleĽ of. life — which,...
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Illustrations of Lying: In All Its Branches

Amelia Opie - 1832 - 224 pagine
...moralist to escape from the obligation of the principle which I here ' lay down. The economical rule, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," may, with great benefit, be applied to morals. Few persons, comparatively, are exposed...
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Magazine of Natural History, Volume 6

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - 1833
...containing some observations on the economy of the Procellaria pelagica, or * Dr. Franklin says, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves;" a truth as applicable to the employment of time as to treasure or talent ; the three ts requisite to...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1837
...be carried on to great advantage, whilst the fingers are mechanically employed. " The old adage, ' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves,' may be thus parodied, Take care of the minutes, and the days will take care of themselves....
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