It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass any object however great.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
William Ellery Channing Quotes
God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,...
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable...
True love is the parent of humility.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down,...
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what...
The great hope of society is in individual character.
Ideas are the mightiest influence on earth. One great thought breathed into a man may...
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.
Quality, quality, quality: never waver from it, even when you don't see how you can...