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William Penn
(1644-1718) born on
Oct 14
English colonizer, religious leader. He was a Quaker who founded Pennsylvania, 1682, based on religious, political freedom.
         
   
F
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.

R
Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment the treasurer of a wise man.
A
Hasty resolutions are of the nature of vows, and to be equally avoided.
N
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
K
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Advice to His Children," 1699.
R: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
A: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
N: In "Instant Quotation Dictionary," by Donald O. Bolander, 1979.
K: "No Cross, No Crown," pamphlet, 1669.
   


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