|William Penn. (16441718). Fruits of Solitude.|
The Harvard Classics. 190914.
|261. In all Business it is best to put nothing to hazard: But where it is unavoidable, be not rash, but firm and resignd.|| 1|
| 262. We should not be troubled for what we cannot help: But if it was our Fault, let it be so no more. Amendment is Repentance, if not Reparation.|| 2|
| 263. As a Desperate Game needs an able Gamester, so Consideration often would prevent, what the best skill in the World Cannot Recover.|| 3|
| 264. Where the Probability of Advantage exceeds not that of Loss, Wisdom never Adventures.|| 4|
| 265. To Shoot well Flying is well; but to Chose it, has more of Vanity than Judgment.|| 5|
| 266. To be Dextrous in Danger is a Virtue; but to Court Danger to show it, is Weakness.|| 6|