In fine, he that is drunk is not a Man: Because he is so long void of Reason, that distinguishes a Man from a Beast.
More quotes by William Penn
Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.
It were Happy if we studied Nature more in natural Things; and acted according to Nature; whose rules are few, plain and most reasonable.
More quotes about Wisdom
Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give.
Have the courage to say no. Have the courage to face the truth. Do the right thing because it is right. These are the magic keys to living your life with integrity.
I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.
To be happy at home is the ultimate result of all ambition, the end to which every enterprise and labor tends, and of which every desire prompts the prosecution.
Don’t think of yourself as indispensable or infallible. As Charles De Gaulle said, the cemeteries of the world are full of indispensable men.
The key to the age may be this, or that, or the other, as the young orators describe; the key to all ages is – Imbecility; imbecility in the vast majority of men, at all times, and, even in heroes, in all but certain eminent moments; victims of gravity, custom, and fear.
Sir, he throws away his money without thought and without merit. I do not call a tree generous that sheds its fruit at every breeze.