The tallest trees are most in the power of the winds, and ambitious men of the blasts of fortune
Quote by William Penn
To be a man's own fool is bad enough, but the vain man is everybody's.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves
He that lives to forever, never fears dying
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is...
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
Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if...
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is...
They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.
If thou wouldn't conquer thy weakness thou must not gratify it.
A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously,...
Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for...
It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of...
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals...
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
He that lives to live forever, never fears dying.
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity; but, for that reason, it should be most...