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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Economy
 
A farthing saved is twice earned.  Italian.  1
A good saver is a good server.  2
A jade eats as much as a good horse.  3
A man’s voluntary expense should not exceed his income.  Dr. Johnson.  4
Cut your coat according to your cloth.  Dutch.  5
Economy is a great revenue.  Cicero.  6
Economy is too late at the bottom of the purse.  Seneca.  7
Every one is bound to live within his means.  Ovid.  8
He that eats and saves sets the table twice.  9
He who eats and puts by, has sufficient for two meals.  Spanish.  10
If you make not much of three pence, you’ll ne’er be worth a groat.  11
 
 
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