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William Penn

January 01, 1700 - January 01, 1700
"It is a great mark of the corruption of our natures, and what ought to humble us extremely, and excite the exercise of our reason to a nobler and juster sense, that we cannot see the use and pleasure of our comforts but by the want of them. As if we could not taste the benefit of health, but by the help of sickness; nor understand the satisfaction of fullness without the instruction of want: not, finally, know the comfort of peace buy by the smart and penance of the vices of war: And without dispute that is not the lest reason that God is pleased to chastise us so frequently with it."source: An Essay Towards the Present and Future Peace of Europe, 1693.oposition, choice, opposites, war, conflict

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