wealthy

(redirected from wealthily)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia.

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."
See also: and, bed, early, man, rise, wealthy

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?
See also: and, bed, early, make, man, wise

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.
See also: and, early, man, rise
References in periodicals archive ?
These women are characters without equivalents in the film's main narrative, as are the wealthily dressed male spectators who emerge to observe the dance.
William Harrison observed in his Description of England (1577, 1587), published as the introduction to Holinshed's Chronicles, that yeomen now 'commonly live wealthily, keep good houses, and travail to get riches'.
We have to ensure that our own generation adds wealthily to it."
Boose's "The Taming of the Shrew, Good Husbandry, and Enclosure," an essay that gives a dose reading to the Christopher Sly episode at the opening of The Taming of the Shrew, relating it to Petruchio's intention "to wive it wealthily in Padua, / If wealthily then happily in Padua." Boose reads Sly against contemporary documents of enclosure and "eviction," against males marrying upward into a "new" bourgeoisie, a "new" aristocracy.
(4.341-51) His resolution to wive it wealthily in Brittany provides both a motive and a rhetoric for Bassanio, whose counterpart in the novella has no marriage plans.
Bonetti, likewise, epitomized the hotshot leading man, striking a photo-opportunity pose as a bell chimed along with his "I come to wive it wealthily in Padua; if wealthily then happily in [brief pause] Padua." The stock characterizations and exaggerated reactions so neatly contrasted with the deeply felt connection between Castracane and Bonetti that the audience could not help but forgive the volatility of their relationship.