"The home is the chief school of human virtues."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."William Ellery Channing on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."William Ellery Channing on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."William Ellery Channing on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."William Ellery Channing on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."William Ellery Channing on Robert Frost
"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."