Quotes by William Penn

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.

For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.

Patience and Diligence, like faith, remove mountains.

A true friend freely, advises justly, assists readily, adventures boldly, takes all patiently, defends courageously, and continues a friend unchangeably.

Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.

Let the people think they govern and they will be governed.

True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.

Humility and knowledge in poor clothes excel pride and ignorance in costly attire.

Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.