Quotation by Benjamin Franklin

Be studious in your profession, and you will be learned. Be industrious and frugal, and you will be rich. Be sober and temperate, and you will be healthy. Be in general virtuous, and you will be happy. At least you will, by such conduct, stand the best chance for such consequences.
Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790), U.S. statesman, writer. letter, Aug. 9, 1768. Complete Works, vol. 4, ed. John Bigelow (1887-1888).
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