It were better to be of no church, than to be bitter for any.
More quotes by William Penn
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them, and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men than men upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad; if it be ill, they will cure it. But, if men be bad, let the government be ever so good, they will endeavor to warp and spoil it to their turn.
More quotes about Wisdom
Fortune knocks at every man’s door once in a life, but in a good many cases the man is in a neighboring saloon and does not hear her.
I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.
What, sir, would the people of the earth be without woman? They would be scarce, sir, almighty scarce.
I could have become a soldier if I had waited; I knew more about retreating than the man who invented retreating.
If you are cold, tea will warm you; if you are too heated, it will cool you; If you are depressed, it will cheer you; If you are excited, it will calm you.