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* A part of all I earned was mine to keep

You pay to everyone but yourself. What do you have to show for your earnings of the past month?

You pay for food, for new clothes, shoes and some things that you feel you need that means you labor for others cause you pay others with the earnings which are meant to work for you. If you keep for yourself one-tenth of all you earn how much would you have in a year?

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* Every gold piece you save is a slave to work for you

Every gold piece you save is a slave to work for you.

  • Every copper it earns is it’s child that can earn for you.
  • Wealth, like a tree, grows from a tiny seed.
  • The first copper you save is a seed from which your tree of wealth shall grow.
  • The sooner you plant that seed the sooner shall the tree grow.
  • And the more faithfully you nourish and water with constant saving, the sooner may you bask in contentment beneath its shade.

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* If you would have advice about jewels go to the jewel merchant

If you would have advice about jewels go to the jewel merchant. If you would know the truth about sheep go to the herdsman.

Advice is one thing that is freely give away but watch that you take only what is worth having. Why trust the knowledge of a brick maker about jewels?

Take advice from one who is experienced in what you look for.

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* You do not eat the children of your savings

You do not eat the children of your savings. Then how do you expect them to work for you?

First get thee an army of golden slaves and then many a rich banquet may you enjoy without regret.

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* Teach yourself how to acquire money, how to keep it And Use It

You have taught yourself how to acquire money, how to keep it and how to use it.

You first learn to live upon less than you could earn, next you learn to seek advice from those who were competent through their own experiences to give you, and lastly you learn to make gold work for you

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CURATOR'S NOTE

The show the simple principles of how to grow wealth. Not everyone is fortunate to be born with a silver spoon, this principle can help you use what you earn to save, plant and grow wealth.

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