To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and…
Quote by William Ellery Channing
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...
God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the dead,...
The world is governed by opinion.
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
Ideas are the mightiest influence on earth. One great thought breathed into a man may...
True love is the parent of humility
Error is discipline through which we advance.
The great hope of society is in individual character.
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
True love is the parent of humility.
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.
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to...
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.