Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers
Quote by William Penn
Once you've accumulated sufficient knowledge to get by, you're too old to remember it.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously,...
In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the...
He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is...
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of...
A wise neuter joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment is the treasurer of the one who is wise.
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is...
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.
To do evil that good may come of it is for bunglers in politics as...
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet...
Passion is a sort of fever in the mind, which ever leaves us weaker than...
Kings in this world should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
He that lives to live forever, never fears dying.
Love is the hardest lesson in Christianity; but, for that reason, it should be most...
O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.