Poor Richard's Almanack

Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin
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Author:  Benjamin Franklin
Condition:  Used, Like New
Format:  Hardback
Pages:  144
Publisher:  Skyhorse Publishing
Year:  2007
ISBN:  9781602391178

Condition notes:
There is a very faint scratch to the front of the dust jacket; the book is otherwise new and unread

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.