Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to…
Quote by William Ellery Channing
True love is the parent of humility.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable...
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
The world is governed by opinion.
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order...
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
Ideas are the mightiest influence on earth. One great thought breathed into a man may...
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by...
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
The great hope of society is in individual character.
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...