Index | Spent in the Getting

Many estates are spent in the getting, Since women for tea forsook spinning and knitting, And men for punch forsook hewing and splitting.

Thoughts by Benjamin Franklin from Poor Richard's Almanac, or from his letters, on life and prosperity.

“Prayer and thanks are like the double motion of the lungs, the air that is sucked in by prayer is breathed forth again by thanks.”
–Thomas Goodwin, The Return of Prayers