Kings in this should imitate God, their mercy should be above their works.
More quotes by William Penn
If there be three distinct and separate Persons, then three distinct and separate Substances. . . . And since the Father is God, the Son is God, and the Spirit is God . . . then unless the Father, Son and Spirit are three distinct Nothings, they must be three distinct Substances, and consequently three distinct Gods.
I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore there be any kindness I can show…let me do it now.- William Penn
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father’s wisdom than he who has a great deal left to him owes to his father’s care.
More quotes about Wisdom
Any 20 year-old who isn’t a liberal doesn’t have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn’t a conservative doesn’t have a brain.
There is a certain satisfaction in coming down to the lowest ground of politics, for we get rid of cant and hypocrisy.
Philosophers make imaginary laws for imaginary commonwealths, and their discourses are as the stars, which give little light because they are so high.
I suppose you think that persons who are as old as your father and myself are always thinking about very grave things, but I know that we are meditating the same old themes that we did when we were ten years old, only we go more gravely about it.
Kindness, love, strength and determination personified!! Madiba reminds me that everything is possible!
Fearful of missing anything, he read on, filled with this anticipation which was half terror, of coming upon something which would touch him, not simply touch him but lift him and carry him away.
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends.
The way to be immortal (I mean not to die at all) is to have me for your heir. I recommend you to put me in your will and you will see that (as long as I live at least) you will never even catch cold.
Our humanity comes to its fullest bloom in giving. We become beautiful people when we give whatever we can give: a smile, a handshake, a kiss, an embrace, a word of love, a present, a part of our life…all of our life.