Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
Quote by William Penn
William Penn Quotes
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is...
Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
He that lives to forever, never fears dying
Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the...
Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those that offer it: For Truth...
Time is what we want most, but... what we use worst.
Wisdom is a life that knows it is living
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the...
A wise neuter joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than...
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep...
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the...
Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good...
Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an...