In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self
Quote by William Penn
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Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason
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O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.
Force may make hypocrites, but it can never make converts.
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Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel.
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
To be a man's own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody's.
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Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they...