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Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.

Prov. Going to bed early and waking up early is good for success. Grandmother: I don't think it's good for you to be staying out so late, dear. Early to bed and early to riseGrandson: Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. Yeah, Grandma, I know. Host: Don't leave so soon! The party's just beginning. Guest: It's past my bedtime, I'm afraid. Host: Early to bed, early to rise, huh?
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early to bed, early to rise (makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise)

Prudent habits pay off, as in With final exams coming, you'd best remember, early to bed and early to rise. This ancient rhyming proverb, so familiar that it is often abbreviated as in the example, was long ascribed to Benjamin Franklin, who quoted it in this form in Poor Richard's Almanack. However, slightly different versions existed in English in the mid-1400s and in Latin even earlier.
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Nat bosses claimed Scotland could join those countries and become much wealthier if it became independent.
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Those that argue against an artificial window of opportunity for transfers are usually supporters of the wealthier clubs.
Part of this results from countries becoming wealthier with fewer people living in rural areas and fewer trees removed for heating and building.
This is more of a reality check for the over-inflated markets, but also be offset by the increased favor of ARMs, second generation immigrants, and the wealthier population of retirees.
Children the world over are getting left behind even as pledges for additional aid from the globe's wealthier nations pile higher and higher.
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The sexuality debate is infinitely complicated by high levels of mutual ignorance and anxiety between 'North' and 'South,' and by perceptions, not always unfair, about the uncritical use of power and influence by older and wealthier churches," Archbishop Williams noted.