‘Tis easier to suppress the first Desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.

Authentication Score 2

Original Citation

Franklin, Benjamin [published as Richard Saunders]. Poor Richard's Almanack. Philadelphia, 1751.

Current Citation

Franklin, Benjamin. "Poor Richard’s Almanack, 1751." Benjamin Franklin: Autobiography, Poor Richard, and Later Writings, edited by J. A. Leo Lemay. Library of America, 2005.