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English Quaker leader and Founder of Pennsylvania, 1644-1718
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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Some men do as much begrudge others a good name, as they want one themselves: and perhaps that is the reason of it”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Force may subdue, but love gains, and he that forgives first wins the laurel.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Nothing does reason more right, than the coolness of those that offer it: For Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Passion is the mob of the man, that commits a riot upon his reason”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Avoid popularity; it has many snares, and no real benefit.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“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”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“Sense shines with a double luster when it is set in humility. An able yet humble man is a jewel worth a kingdom.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“The wisdom of nations lies in their proverbs, which are brief and pithy. Collect and learn them; they are notable measures of directions for human life; you have much in little; they save time in speaking; and upon occasion may be the fullest and safest answer.”

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    I Like this quote I dislike this quote“To have striven, to have made the effort, to have been true to certain ideals - this alone is worth the struggle.”

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