True religion does not draw men out of the world but enables them to live better in it and excites their endeavors to mend it.

William Penn (1644-1718) English writer, philosopher, politician, statesman
No Cross, No Crown (1682)

Written while a prisoner in the Tower of London (1668-69).

Added on 30-May-12 | Last updated 30-May-12
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2 thoughts on “<i>No Cross, No Crown</i> (1682)”

  1. Christina Smythe

    According to Thomas Jefferson, William Penn was “the greatest law giver the world has produced.” Someone should create a page for William on Evertalk –

  2. Christina Smythe

    @Christina Smythe
    William Penn was a true visionary. He was the man who urged a Union of all English colonies in his time. Thanks for the heads up on the Evertalk page Christina.

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