The best Quotes by William Penn

The best Quotes by William Penn

William Penn (24 October 1644 – 10 August 1718) was an English writer, religious thinker, and influential Quaker who founded the Province of Pennsylvania during the British colonial era.

Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
Knowledge is the treasure of a wise man.
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.
Only trust thyself, and another shall not betray thee.
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body.
Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.
The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.

Quotes about William Penn

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It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London.
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If you're curious, London's an amazing place.
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I've often thought a blind man could find his way through London simply by gauging the changes in innuendo: mild through Trafalgar Square, less veiled towards the river.
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I don't miss London much. I find it crowded, vast and difficult to get around. Cabs are incredibly expensive.
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England is my home. London is my home. New York feels like, if I have to spend a year living in an unfamiliar city, this is a pretty lovely one to spend a year in, but I will be going home at the end of it, certainly.
In England, they drive on the left side of the road.
In Pennsylvania we drive on what's left of the road.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Pennsylvania - and that's pretty much the same thing.
The ones the listeners loved most of all in those early years were the four Lennon girls who became the whole nation's little sisters.
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We really were a very musical family. Father managed to buy us a small pump organ, and I just loved this instrument.
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When my parents first arrived there, North Dakota had just been admitted to the Union, and the country was still wild and harsh.
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How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on, when in your heart you begin to understand... there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend. Some hurts that go too deep, that have taken hold.
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But time is life itself, and life resides in the human heart.
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Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited.
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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
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It's the way it works: Love plus time minus distance equals hate.
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A happy marriage doesn't mean you have a perfect spouse or a perfect marriage. It simply means you've chosen to look beyond the imperfections in both.
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The saddest thing about betrayal is that it never comes from enemies, it comes from those you trust the most.
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Some people just don’t deserve you. They aren’t ready for your level of loyalty or love. You have to remember that not everyone was raised like you. Not everyone has a pure heart or good intentions like you. And not everyone has your best interest and wants to see you succeed.
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There's no death for those who don't fear it.
Death is so close, always, a breath away, so perhaps it was wise to introduce children to that concept at an early age.
If we died with him, we will also live with him.
2 Timothy - 2, 11
Surely the righteous will never be shaken; they will be remembered forever.
Psalms - 112, 6
Only the dead have seen the end of war.
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In every grave, there's the history of a lifetime.
You can only be jealous of someone who has something you think you ought to have yourself.
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It's not healthy to be jealous.
After all, you still need time to just sit there and take a look around.
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It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
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The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
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Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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I was just so Pittsburgh. Everything was Pittsburgh for me. I wanted to give my city bragging rights, bring my city something and just give the city another reason to smile.
Damar Hamlin - September 2021
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
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