Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood.
Quote by William Penn
The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of...
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is...
Method goes far to prevent trouble in business: for it makes the task easy, hinders...
Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an...
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is...
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
Rarely promise, but, if lawful, constantly perform.
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise.
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good...
Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the...
In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science...
Never ever discount the idea of marriage. Sure, someone might tell you that marriage is...