Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
William Ellery Channing Quotes
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
The world is governed by opinion.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather...
Error is discipline through which we advance.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
True love is the parent of humility
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
True love is the parent of humility.
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity...
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
Ideas are the mightiest influence on earth. One great thought breathed into a man may...
It seems to me that a great university ought to have room in it for...
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of...