Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence to exert, which are peculiarly his, and which no conscience but his own can teach.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather...
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
The world is governed by opinion.
True love is the parent of humility
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what...
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to...
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words...
For whatever is truly wondrous and fearful in man, never yet was put into words...