God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
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.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to...
True love is the parent of humility.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by...
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what...
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
The world is governed by opinion.
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...
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
The great hope of society is in individual character.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best...
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by...