Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment the treasurer, of a wise man.
William Penn (1644 - 1718)
Contributed by: Zaady
No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
Source: No Cross, No Crown, 1669
It is a cruel folly to offer up to ostentation so many lives of creatures, as to make up the state of our treats.
We are apt to love praise, but not to deserve it. But if we would deserve it, we must love virtue more than than.
Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason.
Rarely promise. But, if lawful, constantly perform.
It is wise not to seek a secret; and honest, not to reveal one.
Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
The Country is both the Philosopher's Garden and his Library, in which he Reads and Contemplates the Power, Wisdom and Goodness of God.
Source: Some Fruits of Solitude In Reflections And Maxims, 1682
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