William Penn

William Penn Quotes and Sayings

William Penn English religious leader and colonist (1644 - 1718)

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

Never marry but for love; but see that thou lovest what is lovely. ~William Penn

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

True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment. ~William Penn