A good End cannot sanctifie evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it. Some Folks think they may Scold, Rail, Hate, Rob and Kill too; so it be but for God’s sake. But nothing in us unlike him, can please him.
More quotes by William Penn
It is the amends of a short and troublesome life, that doing good and suffering ill entitles man to a longer and better
Never play cards with a man called Doc. Never eat at a place called Moms. Never sleep with a woman whose troubles are worse than your own.
Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.
More quotes about Wisdom
It is difficult, if not impossible, for most people to think otherwise than in the fashion of their own period.
To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals – this alone is worth the struggle.
On with dance, let joy be unconfined, is my motto; whether there’s any dance to dance or any joy to unconfined.
The older we grow the greater becomes our wonder at how much ignorance one can contain without bursting one’s clothes.