William Penn

1644 - 1718

A Quote by William Penn on justice, life, and obedience

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

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

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A Quote by William Penn on kindness and life

I shall pass through life but once. Let me show kindness now, as I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

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A Quote by William Penn

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

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

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A Quote by William Penn on children, dogs, horses, and men

Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

Source: Reflexions and Maxims

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A Quote by William Penn on cities, country, god, life, and men

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.

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

Source: Reflexions and Maxims

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A Quote by William Penn on death, fear, and life

He that lives to live forever, never fears dying.

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

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A Quote by William Penn on death, divinity, love, principles, and world

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.

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

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A Quote by William Penn on good and power

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We have a call to do good, as often as we have the power and occasion.

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A Quote by William Penn on good

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Do good with what thou hast, or it will do thee no good.

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A Quote by William Penn on authority, failure, and power

Where Example keeps pace with Authority, Power hardly fails to be obey'd.

William Penn (1644 - 1718)

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