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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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Lessons for young persons in humble life [by E. Frank].

Elizabeth Frank - 1842
...long ; and I hope I shall be able to make it last still longer." A sensible old man used to say : " Take care of the pence ; and the pounds will take care of themselves." Penny, whence earnest thou ? Whither goest thou ? When wilt thou come again ? — Penny...
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The Unique: A Book of Its Own Kind Containing a Variety of Hints, Thrown Out ...

Gregory Godolphin - 1844 - 234 pagine
...passed away in which Mr. Greedy did not impress upon the minds of his children the sensible maxim, "Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," or from the circumstance that he had repeatedly been heard to say with great emphasis,...
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The physiology of love

Physiology - 1844
...away upon possession, but the esteem for the procurer will last. In courtship, Franklin's maxim, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," holds strictly true. A man never forgets to pay attention on great occasions, though he...
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The New Mirror, Volume 3

George Pope Morris, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1844
...bed-fellows :'' and it makes our thoughts traitors to ourselves. — It is a maxim with many — " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Those only put it in practice successfully who think more of the pence than of the pounds....
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The crock of gold

Martin Farquhar Tupper - 1844 - 348 pagine
...another sovereign, and was owed again ; but, trust him, he wasn't going to be cheated out of that : take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves. But still it was ditto repeated ; changing, being owed, grudging, grumbling : at last he...
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The Young Man: Or, Guide to Knowledge, Virtue and Happiness

1845 - 224 pagine
...expenditures, — be particular in details, and let no item escape your registry. It is a good saying, " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." When you make contracts, settle all the particulars respecting them at the time. Never...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumi 4-5

Anna Maria Hall
...waves. All the popular sayings are not against me either on this point; the best of them are with me. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves," is our English aphorism. The shrewd Scoteh, with a saving touch of Northern caution, have...
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Elinor Wyllys. Ed. by J.F. Cooper

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1845
...not the result of Baltimore prices, but of her own mismanagement. Franklin advises his friends to " take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves ;" but this rule is by no means infallible. Perhaps there is no species of extravagance...
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Proceedings of the Liverpool Literary & Philosophical Society, Volumi 1-5

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1845
...construction in the erection of a building. To use a simile, they act in utter defiance of the proverb, "take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves ;" — they devote their talents to the main walls, windows, and doors, with their decorations,...
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Hints on the nature and management of duns. By the Honourable-a younger son ...

Hints - 1845 - 158 pagine
...get rid, if possible, of their small bills before they trouble themselves with their large ones. " Take care of the pence, and the pounds will take care of themselves." Of course, impossibilities will be impossibilities still ; and if the Detrimental be equally...
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