William Penn Quotes

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.

William Penn

I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Time is what we want most, but... what we use worst.

William Penn

Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.

William Penn

It were better to be of no church, than to be bitter for any.

William Penn

Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than from the arguments of its opposers

William Penn

Let the people think they govern, and they will be governed

William Penn

Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.

William Penn

Between a man and his wife nothing ought to rule but love. Authority is for children and servants, yet not without sweetness.

William Penn

Love grows. Lust wastes by Enjoyment, and the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the other from an Union of Sense.

William Penn

A wise neuter joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him.

William Penn

Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.

William Penn

He that does good for good's sake seeks neither praise nor reward, though sure of both at last.

William Penn

Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders than the arguments of its opposers.

William Penn

The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.

William Penn

Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.

William Penn
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