Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial in the shade?
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)
Contributed by: Zaady
If you would not be forgotten, As soon as you are dead and rotten, Either write things worthy reading, Or do things worth the writing.
Source: Poor Richard’s Almanac
When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.
The proud hate pride - in others.
God heals and the doctor takes the fee.
Source: Poor Richard's Almanac
He's the best physician that knows the worthlessness of the most medicines.
Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech. Written when he was 16.
Take time for all things: great haste makes great waste.
Having been poor is no shame, but being ashamed of it, is.
He does not possess wealth that allows it to possess him.
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