God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended to all possible truth.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather...
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...
Our leading principle in interpreting Scripture is this, that the Bible is a book written...
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
The world is governed by opinion.
Error is discipline through which we advance.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
The great hope of society is in individual character.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity...
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass...
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down,...