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
True love is the parent of humility.
No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down,...
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with...
He who is false to the present duty breaks a thread in the loom, and...
The great hope of society is in individual character.
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best...
The world is governed by opinion.
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when...
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
True love is the parent of humility
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
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...
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by...
The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but...
You can cover a great deal of country in books.
For my own part, my belief in the perfection of the Deity will not permit...