Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.
William Penn (16441718)
Method goes far to prevent Trouble in Business: For it makes the Task easy, hinders Confusion, saves abundance of Time, and instructs those that have Business depending, both what to do and what to hope.
WILLIAM PENN, Some Fruits of Solitude in Reflections & Maxims,no. 403, p. 70 (1903, reprinted 1976).