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
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.
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass...
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable...
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when...
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by...
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
True love is the parent of humility.
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities. There are quiet leaders...
Quality is a direct experience independent of and prior to intellectual abstractions.