"The great hope of society is in individual character."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."William Ellery Channing on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."William Ellery Channing on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."William Ellery Channing on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."William Ellery Channing on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."William Ellery Channing on Dalai Lama
"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."