Poor Richard's Almanack

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Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., 17.11.2007 - 144 Seiten
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 advice on such subjects as money, friendship, marriage, ethics, and human nature. They range from the famous "A penny saved is a penny earned" to the lesser-known but equally practical "When the wine enters, out goes the truth." Other truisms like "Fish and visitors stink after three days" combine sharp wit with wisdom. Paul Volcker's new introduction offers a fascinating perspective on Franklin's beloved work.

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Review: Poor Richard's Almanack

Nutzerbericht  - Manoj Chugh - Goodreads

An Oldie Goldie. Even if you have not read this book, you have come across its nuggets of wisdom: > Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise > Silence is not always a Sign ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

Poor Richards Almanack

Nutzerbericht  - bksolle - Overstock.com

It was very interesting. A great coffee table book Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Inhalt

On Love Marriage Family
35
On Health
43
On Human Nature
51
On Virtue Vice God and Faith
89
On Wisdom and Learning
101
In Verse
107
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Über den Autor (2007)

Benjamin Franklin was a writer, inventor, political theorist, diplomat, and Founding Father of the United States. He wrote under the pen name of Poor Richard from 1732 to 1757.

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