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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.
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.

Knowledge is the treasure, but judgment the treasurer of a wise man.
Hasty resolutions are of the nature of vows, and to be equally avoided.
Less judgment than wit is more sail than ballast.
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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