Cheapskate Wisdom from … Benjamin Franklin

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“Beware of little expenses. A small leak can sink a great ship.”
Read on for ten more wise quotes from B.F.

“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.”

“Creditors have better memories than debtors.”

“He that displays too often his wife and his wallet is in danger of having both of them borrowed.”

“If you know how to spend less than you get, you have the philosopher’s stone.”

“If you would know the value of money, go and try to borrow some.”

“In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.”

“Many a man thinks he is buying pleasure, when he is really selling himself to it.”

“Rather go to bed with out dinner than to rise in debt.”

“Remember that credit is money.”

“When in doubt, don’t.”

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