Quotes by Channing, William Ellery

Faith is love taking the form of aspiration. >>

Poetry reveals to us the loveliness of nature, brings back the freshne >>

Innocent amusements are such as excite moderately, and such as produce >>

Quotations about Books - Reading

The age of the book is almost gone. >>

The power of a text is different when it is read from when it is copie >>

Man ceased to be an ape, vanquished the ape, on the day the first book >>

It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.

Channing, William Ellery



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