Quotes by William Ellery Channing

William Ellery Channing

William Ellery Channing

American Unitarian minister

Alive from: 1780-1842

Category: Politics

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    One anecdote of a man is worth a volume of biography.
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    One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
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    The home is the chief school of human virtues.
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    The world is governed by opinion.
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    The worst tyrants are those which establish themselves in our own breasts.
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    To give a generous hope to a man of his own nature, is to enrich him immeasurably.
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    True love is the parent of humility.
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    Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
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    We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in order to reach its fruit; but the same blunder is made by every person who is over eager and impatient in the pursuit of pleasure.
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    Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
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