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" Seest thou a man diligent in his calling, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men... "
Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: With Selections from His Other Writings ... - Page 136
by Benjamin Franklin - 1908 - 386 pages
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John Locke - Bible - 1824 - 530 pages
...is a lion without; I shall be slain in the streets, &c. Seest thou a man diligent in his business ? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men. — Prov. xxii. 13. 29. xxvi. 13. Drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. — Prov. xxiii. 21. I went...
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A Common-place-book to the Holy Bible: Or The Scriptures Sufficiency ...

John Locke - Bible - 1824 - 522 pages
...is a lion without ; I shall be slain in the streets, &c. Seest thou a man diligent in his business ? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men. — Prov. xxii. 13. 29. xxvi. 13. Drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags. — Prov. xxiii. 21. I went...
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Theology: In a Series of Sermons in the Order of the Westminster ..., Volume 2

John McDowell - Theology, Doctrinal - 1825 - 560 pages
...but the hand of the diligent maketh rich;" Prov. x. 4. " Seest thou a man diligent in his business ? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men ;" Prov. xxii. 29. " I went by the field of the slothful, and by the vineyard of the man void of understanding...
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American Mechanics' Magazine, Volume 1

Technology - 1825 - 428 pages
...No. 4.] SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1825. [Price g 4 PER ANN\ " Seest theu a man diligent in his business, he shall stand before Kings ; he shall not stand before mean men." — Prov. xxii. 9. YETTS' PATENT APPARATUS FOR SECURING SHIPS' WINDLASSES. SIR, — Allow me tooft'eryou...
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 432 pages
...suo ; corani regibus stabit, nee erit inter ignobiles" (Seest thou a man diligent in his business ? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men). Here is observed, that of all virtues for rising to honour quickness of dispatch is the best; for superiors...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 422 pages
...became daily easier ; and reflecting often on what his father used to impress upon him in youth— "Seest thou a man diligent in his calling ; he shall...before kings, he shall not stand before mean men," — he lived in his advanced age to realize this proverb in a remarkable manner. " I did not think,"...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

United States - 1826 - 440 pages
...became daily easier ; and reflecting often on what his father used to impress upon him in youth— "Seest thou a man diligent in his calling ; he shall...before kings, he shall not stand before mean men," — he lived in his advanced age to realize this proverb in a remarkable manner. " I did not think,"...
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Discourses: Doctrinal and Practical ; Delivered in Essex Street Chapel, Volume 1

Thomas Belsham - Sermons, English - 1826 - 508 pages
...industrious are seldom wholly disappointed in their pursuit. Seest thou a man diligent in his business, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men. The wise man's rule however is not to be taken without proper limitations. No labour can be profitable...
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A Parting Memorial: Consisting of Miscellaneous Discourses, Written and ...

Robert Morrison - Missions - 1826 - 596 pages
...diligence and prudence are strongly expressed in these words, " Seest thou a man diligent in his business, he shall stand before kings, he shall not stand before mean men." The proof of this is every day seen, hi the respectability to which well-principled, industrious men...
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Sermons, Practical and Doctrinal

Elijah Parish - Congregational churches - 1826 - 468 pages
...saith the Lord of hosts 223 SERMON XII. Proverbs xxii, 29. Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings ; he shall not stand before mean men 243 SERMON XIII. John iii, 14, 15. But as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the...
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