Benjamin Franklin Quote

If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him a thousand guineas. This sum may be soon spent, the regret only remaining of having foolishly consumed it; but in the other case, he escapes the frequent vexation of waiting for barbers, and of their sometimes dirty fingers, offensive breaths, and dull razors.


The Art of Virtue: Ben Franklin's Formula for Successful Living (ed. 2012)

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If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him...

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If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him...

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If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him...

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If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him...