Quotes by Channing, William Ellery

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. >>

No man receives the full culture of a man in whom the sensibility to t >>

Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie. >>

Quotations about Fun

Fun is a good thing but only when it spoils nothing better. >>

Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in whi >>

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

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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