— Martin Luther, libro Table Talk
The Duty of a Husband and Wife (17 March 1539), No. 4408. LW 54:337 http://books.google.com/books?id=zsbXAAAAMAAJ&q=%22penny+saved+is+better+than+a+penny+earned%22&dq=%22penny+saved+is+better+than+a+penny+earned%22&lr=
Table Talk (1569)
— Edward Ravenscroft English dramatist 1654 - 1707
The Canterbury Guests: or, a bargain broken (1695), Act II, scene iv.
„By the same proportion that a penny saved is a penny gained, the preserver of books is a Mate for the Compiler of them.“
— Thomas Fuller English churchman and historian 1608 - 1661
The History of the Worthies of England (1662) ; Worthies of Huntingtonshire – John Yong.
„If a workman can conveniently spare those three halfpence, he buys a pot of porter. If he cannot, he contents himself with a pint, and, as a penny saved is a penny got, he thus gains a farthing by his temperance.“
— Adam Smith Scottish moral philosopher and political economist 1723 - 1790
Origine: (1776), Book V, Chapter II, Part II, Article IV, p. 951.
— Thomas Fuller (writer) British physician, preacher, and intellectual 1654 - 1734
Introductio ad prudentiam: Part II (1727), Gnomologia (1732)
„A penny saved is of more value than a penny paid out (Der Sparpfennig ist reicher denn der Zinspfenning).“
— Martin Luther seminal figure in Protestant Reformation 1483 - 1546
What Luther Says, Section on “Life, Human,” No. 2438. Rules for a Thrifty Life. 2, p. 784 http://books.google.com/books?lr=&id=NQA5AAAAIAAJ&dq=luther+%22penny+saved+is+better+than+a+penny+earned%22&q=+%22penny+%22#search_anchorvol|.
„And they did it with something that is basicly worthless in our society - pennies. But overseas, pennies can move mountains“
— Greg Mortenson American mountaineer and humanitarian 1957
Origine: Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace ... One School at a Time
— Jack Kerouac, libro Sulla strada
Origine: On the Road
— François Andrieux French man of letters and playwright 1759 - 1833
Il en coûte bien cher pour mourir à Paris.
Les Etourdis, Act I., Sc. II. — (Daiglemoni).
Translation reported in Harbottle's Dictionary of quotations French and Italian (1904), p. 56.
„When someone asks you, A penny for your thoughts, and you put your two cents in, what happens to the other penny?“
— George Carlin American stand-up comedian 1937 - 2008