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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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The reclaimed family, by the author of 'Edwin and Mary'.

Reclaimed family - 1838
...Each other to assist in what the; can." THE DRUNKEN COACHMAN. THERE is an old proverb which says, " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." On the same principle we would say, be careful not to commit little faults, and you will...
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Seven Weeks in Belgium, Switzerland, Lombardy, Piedmont, Savoy, Volume 2

John Roby - 1838
...destroying the aim and comfort of a journey, often so dependent on trivial occurrences for its success. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," is no less true, in a figurative sense, as regards trivialities of every description....
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A Cure for Scandal: Or, Detraction Displayed : as Exhibited by Gossips ...

Amelia Opie - 1839 - 208 pagine
...highly gifted individual wisely considered the 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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The Poughkeepsie Casket, Volume 2

1839
...know that thou art well to do in the world, and can maintain thyself, still, \Villii dear, remember to take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves.' Willie smiled complacently on this effusion of ma. ternal prudence ; but perhaps he could...
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The Reader's Manual: Designed for the Use of Common Schools in the United States

1840 - 312 pagine
...to others', or when your mind is so preoccupied that you cannot give it to a book. 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 1", and the days will take care of themselves....
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 32

1841
...much-insulted lady, with a due assumption of dignity. " The proverb says — see Poor Richard, page thirteen— take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." " But nothing, my dear, about the farthings or the decimals." " How can you be so tiresome,...
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The Dublin Magazine, Volume 3

1841
...own part, view the matter in a very different light. There is an old thrifty proverb which says — ' take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves,' and I am inclined to adopt the idea in the management of an estate, viz. — to take care...
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The Means of Promoting and Preserving Health

Thomas Hodgkin - 1841 - 480 pagine
...one will do; and do not spend a farthing when it is not necessary to do so. It has been well said, ' Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves/ 4. " Make a point of laying up all that can be saved: and having managed to save a sum...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1876
...Grandmother had duly informed us, at a very early period in our own history, of Poor Richard's maxim, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," though by the way the pounds we get hold of do not seem to have that capacity. Still we...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 1

J. Fletcher - 1842
...subject, as the chosen matters of investigation. In money matters it is a good piece of advice to " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves :" in scientific and literary matters, it is a good piece of advice also, to take care of...
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