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
One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...
Influence is to be measured, not by the extent of surface it covers, but by...
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by...
The great hope of society is in individual character.
Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
Our faith comes in moments; our vice is habitual
Our leading principle in interpreting Scripture is this, that the Bible is a book written...
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
Life has a higher end,than to be amused.
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order...
No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best...