Quotes by Channing, William Ellery

Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towar >>

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

God be thanked for books; they are the voices of the distant and the d >>

Quotations about Fun

Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirt >>

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

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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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