"Life has a higher end, than to be amused."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."William Ellery Channing on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."William Ellery Channing on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."William Ellery Channing on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."William Ellery Channing on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."William Ellery Channing on George Bernard Shaw
"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."