Quotation Explorer - 'William Ellery Channing'

The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. - William Ellery Channing
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. - William Ellery Channing
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. - William Ellery Channing
Reading is the royal road to intellectual eminence...Truly good books are more than mines to those who can understand them. They are the breathings of the great souls of past times. Genius is not embalmed in them, but lives in them perpetually. - William Ellery Channing
a man in earnest finds means, or if he cannot find he creates them. A vigorous purpose makes much out of little, breathes power into weak instruments, disarms difficulties, and even turns them into assistances. Every condition has means of progress, if we have spirit enough to use them. - William Ellery Channing
The world is to be carried forward by truth, which at first offends, which wins its way by degrees, which the many hate and would rejoice to crush. - William Ellery Channing
The home is the chief school of human virtues. - William Ellery Channing
The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment more unworthy of a free country could hardly be propagated. - William Ellery Channing
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