He that has more knowledge than judgment, is made for another man’s use more than his own.
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
Where charity keeps pace with grain, industry is blessed, but to slave to get, and keep it sordidly, is a sin against Providence, a vice in government and an injury to their neighbours.
Children had rather be making of Tools and Instruments of Play; Shaping, Drawing, Framing, and Building, &c. than getting some Rules of Propriety of Speech by Heart: And those also would follow with more Judgment, and less Trouble and Time.
More quotes about Wisdom
Avarice is generally the last passion of those lives of which the first part has been squandered in pleasure, and the second devoted to ambition. He that sinks under the fatigue of getting wealth, lulls his age with the milder business of saving it.
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can write will be the best you are.
I have found out that there ain’t no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.