Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
William Ellery Channing Quotes
The world is governed by opinion.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by...
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
Ideas are the mightiest influence on earth. One great thought breathed into a man may...
True love is the parent of humility
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity...
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with...
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to...
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
The great hope of society is in individual character.