Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
Quote by William Penn
William Penn Quotes
Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet...
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they...
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of...
Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its...
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the...
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves
Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders...
O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.
Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if...
True godliness does not turn men out of the world, but enables them to live...
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is...
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the...
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.