Our leading principle in interpreting Scripture is this, that the Bible is a book written for men, in the language of men, and that its meaning is to be sought in the same manner as that of other books. We…
Quote by William Ellery Channing
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
Error is discipline through which we advance.
True love is the parent of humility.
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
The world is governed by opinion.
The great hope of society is in individual character.
Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what...
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
True love is the parent of humility
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity...
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.