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Poor Richard: An Almanack

Benjamin Franklin

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ISBN : 9780679506553
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115 pages
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Benjamin Franklin s classic book is full of timeless, thought-provoking insights that are as valuable today as they were over two centuries ago. With more than 700 pithy proverbs, Franklin lays out the rules everyone should live by and offers adviceMoreBenjamin Franklin s classic book is full of timeless, thought-provoking insights that are as valuable today as they were over two centuries ago. With more than 700 pithy proverbs, Franklin lays out the rules everyone should live by and offers advice on such subjects as money, friendship, marriage, ethics, and human nature. They range from the famous 147 A penny saved is a penny earned 148 to the lesser-known but equally practical 147 When the wine enters, out goes the truth. 148 Other truisms like 147 Fish and visitors stink after three days 148 combine sharp wit with wisdom. Paul Volcker s new introduction offers a fascinating perspective on Franklin s beloved work. Recommended in Laura Berquist U.S. History Geography and American LiteratureAuthor: Benjamin FranklinFormat: 96 pages, HardcoverPublisher: Skyhorse Publishing (November 1, 2007) ISBN: 978-1602391178