Best Quotes by William Penn (Top 10)

  1. Time is what we want most,but what we use worst.
  2. Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
  3. I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.
  4. A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.
  5. The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles.
  6. Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.
  7. Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.
  8. No man is fit to command another that cannot command himself.
  9. In marriage do thou be wise: prefer the person before money, virtue before beauty, the mind before the body; then thou hast a wife, a friend, a companion, a second self.
  10. O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.

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