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William Penn

January 01, 1700 - January 01, 1700
"[W]e cannot be too circumspect how we receive praise: for if we contemplate our selves in a false glass, we are sure to be mistaken about our dues; and because we are too apt to believe what is pleasing, rather than what is true, we may be too easily swelled beyond our just proportion, by the windy complements of men."source: More Fruits of Solitude, 1702.flattery, praise, compliments, reason, duty

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