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William Penn (14 October 1644 – 30 July 1718) was an English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, early Quaker and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania, the English North American colony and the future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He was an early advocate of democracy and religious freedom, notable for his good relations and successful treaties with the Lenape Indians. Under his direction, the city of Philadelphia was planned and developed. In 1681, King Charles II handed over a large piece of his American land holdings to William Penn to satisfy a debt the king owed to Penn's father. This land included present-day Pennsylvania and Delaware. Penn immediately sailed to America and his...

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"The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves." - William Penn

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"Speak pertinently: consider both what is fit to say and when it is fit to speak." - William Penn

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"The secret of happiness is to count your blessings while others are adding up their troubles." ~William Penn

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La sucesión de capítulos es una extensión de la famosa frase de William Penn en que la muerte se convierte en un viaje que distancia a dos amigos, quienes no dejan de mirarse en un espejo divino y conversar. Hay cosas que son ...
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