Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
William Ellery Channing Quotes
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...
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...
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
True love is the parent of humility
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
Error is discipline through which we advance.
Ideas are the mightiest influence on earth. One great thought breathed into a man may...
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity...
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
The great hope of society is in individual character.
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order...
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
The world is governed by opinion.