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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 and health. A: "Dude, why do you go to bed at 8 o'clock every night?" B: "Because I get up at 4:30 AM. Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise—duh."
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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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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.
David Miller, who both represent the southeast suburbs, introduce--d a so-called tax swap bill that would increase the state income tax from 3 percent to 5 percent and decrease property taxes by various amounts throughout the state, with wealthier areas getting the highest discounts.
Bronte and a search party finally track them down, and though Martha and Heslington escape, Martha eventually returns to her inheritance and the comforts of a wealthier life.
The goal is to persuade the developed countries to reduce their agricultural tariffs and farm subsidies (which keep prices artificially low) and boost the access of poor farmers in developing countries to markets in wealthier ones.
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