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" The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or nine at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer; but, if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice... "
The Works of the Late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ... - Page 165
by Benjamin Franklin - 1807 - 295 pages
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Six thousand illustrations of moral and religious truths

Cyclopaedia - 1885
...Importance of. The moat trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of year hammer at five in the morning, or nine at night, heard...him easy six months longer ; but if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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Amerikanisch-Deutscher Briefsteller

German Americans - 1888 - 360 pages
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound...him easy six months longer; but if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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From Boyhood to Manhood, Life of Benjamin Franklin

William M. Thayer - 1889 - 497 pages
...reckon that the only expense ; he has really spent, or rather thrown away, five shillings besides. " The sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or...easy six months longer ; but, if he sees you at a billiard-table, or hears your voice at a tavern, when you should be at work, he sends for his money...
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Capitalism, in Spite of it All

Edwin C. Sims - Business & Economics - 1989 - 407 pages
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse forever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at flve in the moming or nine at night heard by a creditor makes him easy six months longer, but if he...
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Social Ethics: An Examination of American Moral Traditions

Roger G. Betsworth - Philosophy - 1990 - 213 pages
...thrown away, five shillings besides. Remember that credit is money. . . . The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or eight at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer, but if he sees you at a billiard...
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Benjamin Franklin, Jonathan Edwards, and the Representation of American Culture

Barbara B. Oberg, Harry S. Stout - Religion - 1993 - 240 pages
...(or because of) the fact that Franklin frequently manipulated appearances. As he counseled one youth, "The Sound of your Hammer at Five in the Morning or...Creditor, makes him easy Six Months longer. But," Franklin warned, "if he sees you at a Billiard Table . . . when you should be at Work, he sends for...
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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

Joyce Oldham Appleby, Professor of History Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, Allison Sneider, David Hoyt, Michael Latham - Philosophy - 1996 - 559 pages
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. 'The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or eight at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer,- but if he sees you at a billiard-table,...
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Reflections on Commercial Life: An Anthology of Classic Texts from Plato to ...

Patrick Murray - Philosophy - 1997 - 486 pages
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. "The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or eight at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer; but if he sees you at a billiardtable,...
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Recovering Benjamin Franklin: An Exploration of a Life of Science and Service

James Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 302 pages
...latter aspect Franklin emphasizes with the following piece of advice: The most trifling Actions that affect a Man's Credit, are to be regarded. The Sound...sees you at a Billiard Table, or hears your Voice in a Tavern, when you should be at Work, he sends for his Money the next Day. If young entrepreneurs...
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Essays in Economic Sociology

Max Weber - Business & Economics - 1999 - 314 pages
...promised, lest a disappointment shut up your friend's purse for ever. The most trifling actions that affect a man's credit are to be regarded. The sound of your hammer at five in the morning, or eight at night, heard by a creditor, makes him easy six months longer; but if he sees you at a billiard-table,...
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