one today is worth two tomorrows

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one today is worth two tomorrows

The future, and anything it might bring, is not guaranteed, which makes today more valuable. The phrase is attributed to 18th-century US statesman Benjamin Franklin. Hey, try to make the best of today because one today is worth two tomorrows. I know you're trying to plan ahead, but none of us can plan anything with certainty, which means that one today is worth two tomorrows.
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