The best Quotes by William Ellery Channing

The best Quotes by William Ellery Channing

William Ellery Channing (April 7, 1780 – October 2, 1842) was the foremost Unitarian preacher in the United States in the early nineteenth century and, along with Andrews Norton (1786–1853), one of Unitarianism's leading theologians.

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Life has a higher end, than to be amused.
Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
Great minds are to make others great. Their superiority is to be used, not to break the multitude to intellectual vassalage, not to establish over them a spiritual tyranny, but to rouse them from lethargy, and to aid them to judge for themselves.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

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The rainy season in Vermont is not long, but it definitely gets gloomy.
Are we happy that 99% of all new income is going to the top 1%? Are we happy that one family in this country owns more than the bottom 130 million people?
Bernie Sanders (as Senator of Vermont) - Late Night with Seth Meyers, 2. Juni 2015
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Vermont - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Welcome to Rhode Island! Enjoy it… because it ends in 40 feet.
Rhode Island is the state where size doesn't matter.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Rhode Island - and that's pretty much the same thing.
A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.
What the eye doesn't see and the mind doesn't know, doesn't exist.
A mind needs books like a sword needs a whetstone.
Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones - Season 1 Episode 2
Just as the eye was made to see colours, and the ear to hear sounds, so the human mind was made to understand.
Quality is remembered long after price is forgotten.
Aldo Gucci in House of Gucci
What made Louis Vuitton famous was the quality. We don't do marketing; we just create products which are exceptional in their design and craftsmanship.
Even more importantly, it's wine, food and the arts. Incorporating those three enhances the quality of life.
Quality is not an act, it is a habit.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.

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