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
Error is discipline through which we advance.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with...
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
Our leading principle in interpreting Scripture is this, that the Bible is a book written...
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by...
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity...
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order...
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when...
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.