Benjamin Franklin on the expression of talent

Conference Center for the 4th International Solar Cities Initiative World Congress (Dezhou, China: September 16-19, 2010)

Conference Center for the 4th International Solar Cities Initiative World Congress (Dezhou, China: September 16-19, 2010).
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Hide not your Talents, they for Use were made
What’s a Sun-Dial in the Shade?
Richard Saunders (i.e., Benjamin Franklin) in Poor Richard improved: Being an Almanack and Ephemeris of the Motions of the Sun and Moon; the true Places and Aspects of the Planets; the Rising and Setting of the Sun; and the Rising, Setting and Southing of the Moon, for the Year of our Lord 1750, (Philadelphia: Benjamin Franklin and D. Hall, 1750). Also available in the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle‘s The Chautauquan: A weekly newsmagazine, edited by Theodore L. Flood, Volume 13, (Jamestown, New York: The Chautauqua Press, 1891), p. 547.

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"Hide not your Talents, they for Use were made"
Benjamin Franklin Posted on behalf of Benjamin Franklin on Friday, March 19th, 2010 under Quotations.

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