Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself
Quote by William Ellery Channing
Self Sacrifice Quotes
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of...
Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
We look forward to the time when the power to love will replace the love...
We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order...
It is far more important to me to preserve an unblemished conscience than to compass...
The reveries of youth, in which so much energy is wasted, are the yearnings of...
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy the communion with superior minds... In the...
God is another name for human intelligence raised above all error and imperfection, and extended...
How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
To be prosperous is not to be superior, and should form no barrier between men....
To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement rather...
The spirit of liberty is not merely, as multitudes imagine, a jealousy of our own...
The home is the chief school of human virtues.
The less of government the better, if society were kept in peace and prosperity.
True love is the parent of humility
Every human being has a work to carry on within, duties to perform abroad, influence...
Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.