"How easy to be amiable in the midst of happiness and success."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."William Ellery Channing on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."William Ellery Channing on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."William Ellery Channing on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."William Ellery Channing on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."William Ellery Channing on Winston Churchill
"The best books for a man are not always those which the wise recommend, but often those which meet the peculiar wants, the natural thirst of his mind, and therefore awaken interest and rivet thought."
"The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven."
"Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost."
"Faith is love taking the form of aspiration."
"The office of government is not to confer happiness, but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves."