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
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable...
The world is governed by opinion.
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
True love is the parent of humility
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with...
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
Ideas are the mightiest influence on earth. One great thought breathed into a man may...
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather...
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,...
How novel and original must be each new mans view of the universe - for...
My books kept me from the ring, the dog-pit, the tavern, and the saloon.
Next to acquiring good friends, the best acquisition is that of good books.