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For want of a Nail the Shoe was lost; for want of a Shoe the Horse was lost; and for want of a Horse the Rider was lost; being overtaken and slain by the Enemy, all for want of Care about a Horse-shoe Nail.Franklin, Benjamin
Source: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, Poor Richards Almanack, June 1758, The Complete Poor Richard Almanacks, facsimile ed., vol. 2, pp. 375, 377 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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