Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to...
True love is the parent of humility
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable...
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 home is the chief school of human virtues.
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best...
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by...
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
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.
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
And lo and behold, people were amazed: Washington was amazed. The country was amazed. And...
There is no pillow so soft as a clear conscience
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life
We must not indulge in unfavorable views of mankind, since by doing it we make...
He (the businessman) is the only man who is forever apologizing for his occupation