Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
Quote by William Penn
William Penn Quotes
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.
Time is what we want most, but... what we use worst.
Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the...
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good...
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
To be a man's own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody's.
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet...
Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an...
A wise neuter joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him
Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglers in politics as...
To be like Christ is to be a Christian.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason
Wisdom is a life that knows it is living
So wise so young, they say, do never live long.
If a wise man behaves prudently, how can he be overcome by his enemies? Even...