Some are so very studious of learning what was done by the ancients that they know not how to live with the moderns.
William Penn (1644 - 1718)
Contributed by: Zaady
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
He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care.
Always rise from the table with an appetite, and you will never sit down without one.
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
Source: Reflexions and Maxims
The country life is to be preferred, for there we see the works of God, but in cities little else but the works of men.
He that lives to live forever, never fears dying.
They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies, nor can spirits ever be divided that love and live in the same divine principle.
We have a call to do good, as often as we have the power and occasion.
Do good with what thou hast, or it will do thee no good.
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