A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
More quotes by William Penn
He that does good for good’s sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end.
A private Life is to be preferred; the Honor and Gain of publick Posts, bearing no proportion with the Comfort of it
More quotes about Wisdom
The world is moving so fast these days that the man who says it cannot be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it.
When you do something, you should burn yourself up completely, like a good bonfire, leaving no trace of yourself.
You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.
He that is already corrupt is naturally suspicious, and he that becomes suspicious will quickly become corrupt.
One thing life has taught me: if you are interested, you never have to look for new interests. They come to you. When you are genuinely interested in one thing, it will always lead to something else.
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.
Players, Sir! I look on them as no better than creatures set upon tables and joint stools to make faces and produce laughter, like dancing dogs.