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
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather...
The great hope of society is in individual character.
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when...
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best...
The world is governed by opinion.
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...