Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
True love is the parent of humility.
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather...
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down,...
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy the communion with superior minds... In the...
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
Error is discipline through which we advance.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best...
True love is the parent of humility
The world is governed by opinion.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass...
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
No fine work can be done without concentration and self-sacrifice and toil and doubt.
Self-sacrifice which denies common sense is not a virtue. It's a spiritual dissipation.
Do you see a man who excels in his work? He will stand before kings;...