The lust of avarice as so totally seized upon mankind that their wealth seems rather to possess them than they possess their wealth.
Quote by William Ellery Channing
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy the communion with superior minds... In the...
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down,...
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
True love is the parent of humility
True love is the parent of humility.
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by...
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with...
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
Error is discipline through which we advance.
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable...
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
Love is not love, Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover...
A friend is someone who reaches for your hand... but touches your heart.
There was never a good war or a bad peace.
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.