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early to bed and early to rise (makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise)
An expression that promotes going to bed and waking up early as a contributor to success. A: "Dude, why do you go to bed at 8 o'clock every night?" B: "Because I get up at six AM, and early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise—duh."
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 rise—Grandson: 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?
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.