It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather...
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity...
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what...
The great hope of society is in individual character.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...
True love is the parent of humility
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by...
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when...
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass...
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand...
Whoever does not know how to lay his will into things at least lays some...
And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him...
Vice may be had at all prices