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At a great pennyworth pause a while; many have been ruined by buying good pennyworths. - Benjamin Franklin.

Away then with your expensive follies, and you will not have so much cause to complain of hard times, heavy taxes, and chargeable families. - Benjamin Franklin.

Be frugal and free. - Benjamin Franklin.

Beware of little expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship. - Benjamin Franklin.

Bring your desires down to your present means. Increase them only when your increased means permit. – Aristotle.

Buy what you have no need of, and forever long you shall sell your necessaries. - Benjamin Franklin.

For want of a nail the shoe was lost; for want of a shoe the horse was lost, and for want of a horse the rider was lost. - Benjamin Franklin.

Happiness, whether consisting in pleasure or virtue, or both, is more often found with those who are highly cultivated in their minds and in their character, and have only a moderate share of external goods, than among those who possess external goods to a useless extent but are deficient in higher qualities. – Aristotle.

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. – Socrates.

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have. – Socrates.

How many are the things I can do without! – Socrates.

It is necessary for me to be extremely frugal for some time, till I have paid what I owe. - Benjamin Franklin.

The fewer our wants the more we resemble the Gods. – Socrates.

The greatest wealth is to live content with little. - Plato.

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