Quotes by Channing, William Ellery

Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to be >>

We smile at the ignorance of the savage who cuts down the tree in orde >>

One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography. >>

Quotations about Fun

You go for it. All the stops are out. Caution is to the wind, and you' >>

People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing. >>

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that >>

Innocent amusements are such as excite moderately, and such as produce a cheerful frame of mind, not boisterous mirth; such as refresh, instead of exhausting, the system; such as recur frequently, rather than continue long; such as send us back to our daily duties invigorated in body and spirit; such as we can partake of in the presence and society of respectable friends; such as consist with and are favorable to a grateful piety; such as are chastened by self-respect, and are accompanied with the consciousness that life has a higher end than to be amused.

Channing, William Ellery



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