William penn Quotes

Speak properly, and in as few words as you ca...

Speak properly, and in as few words as you can, but always plainly; for the end of speech is not ostentation, but to be understood-William Penn
📅︎ Mar 03
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"I expect to pass through this life but once. If therefore, there can be an...

"I expect to pass through this life but once. If therefore, there can be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now as I shall not pass this way again." William Penn [1644–1718, English]
📅︎ Mar 12
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"Time is what we wa...

"Time is what we want most,but what we use worst." - William Penn
📅︎ Jun 05
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"Believe nothing against another but on good authority...

"Believe nothing against another but on good authority; and never report what may hurt another, unless it be a greater hurt to some other to conceal it." - William Penn
📅︎ May 10
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"A good End cannot sanctifie evil ...

"A good End cannot sanctifie evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it." - William Penn
📅︎ Apr 06
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"True silence is the rest of the mind; it...

"True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment." – William Penn
📅︎ Apr 16
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"Humility and knowledge in poor ...

"Humility and knowledge in poor clothing surpass pride and ignorance in costly attire." – William Penn
📅︎ Sep 10
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"The humble, meek, merciful, just, pious and devout souls everywhere are of ...

"The humble, meek, merciful, just, pious and devout souls everywhere are of one religion and when death has taken off the mask, they will know one another, though the diverse liveries they wore here make them strangers" - William Penn
📅︎ Jan 21
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