No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
William Ellery Channing Quotes
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
Error is discipline through which we advance.
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when...
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to...
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
The great hope of society is in individual character.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable...
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
True love is the parent of humility.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
Don't judge me based on my accomplishments but rather my failures. You'd be surprised how...
Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will...
That it should still be necessary, at this late stage in the senility of the...