It is a severe Rebuke upon us, that God makes us so many Allowances, and we make so few to our Neighbor: As if Charity had nothing to do with Religion; Or Love with Faith, that ought to work by it.
More quotes by William Penn
Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those that offer it: For Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers.
Not to be provok’d is best: But if mov’d, never correct till the Fume is spent; For every Stroke our Fury strikes, is sure to hit our selves at last.
If thou art clean and warm, it is sufficient; for more doth but rob the Poor, and please the Wanton.
More quotes about Wisdom
We have reached a point today where labor-saving devices are good only when they do not throw the worker out of his job.
It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy – but he who has shown the better temper.
Let a man then know his worth, and keep things under his feet. Let him not peep or steal, or skulk up and down with the air of a charity-boy, a bastard, or an interloper.
We are armed with language adequate to describe each leaf of the filed, but not to describe human character.
Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.
True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.