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30 Famous Quotes by William Penn
10/14/1644 - 7/30/1718
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He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end

Paradise Quotes, by William Penn

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Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.

Government Quotes, by William Penn

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Right is right, even if everyone is against it; and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it

Right Quotes, by William Penn

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For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.

Death Quotes, by William Penn

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Justice is the insurance which we have on our lives and property. Obedience is the premium which we pay for it.

Obedience Quotes, by William Penn

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Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.

Popularity Quotes, by William Penn

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A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.

Adventure Quotes, by William Penn

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He that has more knowledge than judgement, is made for another man's use more than his own.

Knowledge Quotes, by William Penn

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Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.

Oppression Quotes, by William Penn

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Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.

Abstinence Quotes, by William Penn

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They have a right to censure that have a heart to help.

Censure Quotes, by William Penn

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Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.

Confidence Quotes, by William Penn

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He that lives to forever, never fears dying.

Death Quotes, by William Penn

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To be a man's own fool is bad enough; but the vain man is everybody's.

Flattery Quotes, by William Penn

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Avoid flatterers, for they are thieves in disguise.

Flattery Quotes, by William Penn

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Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.

Government Quotes, by William Penn

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Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.

Government Quotes, by William Penn

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Some men do as much begrudge others a good name, as they want one themselves: and perhaps that is the reason of it.

Name Quotes, by William Penn

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A wise neuter joins with neither, but uses both as his honest interest leads him.

Neutrality Quotes, by William Penn

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Do what good thou canst unknown, and be not vain of what ought rather to be felt than seen.

Ostentation Quotes, by William Penn

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Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.

Passion Quotes, by William Penn

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Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.

Past Quotes, by William Penn

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It is the amends of a short and troublesome life, that doing good and suffering ill entitles man to a longer and better.

Reward Quotes, by William Penn

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He that does good for good's sake seeks neither paradise nor reward, but he is sure of both in the end.

Reward Quotes, by William Penn

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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.

Temper Quotes, by William Penn

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