"No power in society, no hardship in your condition can depress you, keep you down, in knowledge, power, virtue, influence, but by your own consent."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."William Ellery Channing on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."William Ellery Channing on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."William Ellery Channing on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."William Ellery Channing on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."William Ellery Channing on William Shakespeare
"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."