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He that hath a trade hath an estate…


… and he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor; but then the trade must be worked at and the calling well followed, or neither the estate, nor the office, will enable us to pay our taxes. If we are industrious we shall never starve… I have a calling, but it isn’t really related to my trade.

The bowl flattened out as a panorama. Click to enlarge. You can see the 4 in the shallow end just to the right of the shadow.

— Benjamin Franklin from The Way to Wealth