Benjamin Franklin Quote

In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer.


The Autobiography and Other Writings (ed. Bantam Classics, 2008) - ISBN: 9780553904987

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In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided...

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In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided...

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In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided...

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In my youth, I traveled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided...