Poor Richard's Almanack


A collection of periodicals (each one was called Poor Richard or Poor Richard Improved) by Benjamin Franklin, issued from 1732 to 1757. They contain humor, information, and proverbial wisdom, such as “Early to bed and early to rise / Makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”

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