one today is worth two tomorrows

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.
See also: one, today, tomorrow, two, worth
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