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All noble enthusiasms pass through a feverish stage, and grow wiser and more serene.
Enthusiasm
William Ellery Channing

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Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
Difficulties
William Ellery Channing

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Do anything rather than give yourself to reverie.
Reverie
William Ellery Channing

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Error is discipline through which we advance.
Mistakes
William Ellery Channing

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Every man is a volume if you know how to read him.
Books - Reading
William Ellery Channing

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Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
Faith
William Ellery Channing

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Fix your eyes on perfection and you make almost everything speed towards it.
Perfection
William Ellery Channing

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He is to be educated not because he's to make shoes, nails, and pins, but because he is a man.
Education
William Ellery Channing

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It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge which determines the mind's dignity.
Knowledge
William Ellery Channing

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No one should part with their individuality and become that of another.
Individuality
William Ellery Channing

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Nothing which has entered into our experience is ever lost.
Experience
William Ellery Channing

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One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.
Speakers and Speaking
William Ellery Channing

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The world is governed by opinion.
World
William Ellery Channing

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The worst tyrants are those which establish themselves in our own breasts.
Enemies
William Ellery Channing

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To give a generous hope to a man of his own nature, is to enrich him immeasurably.
Hope
William Ellery Channing

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True love is the parent of humility.
Love
William Ellery Channing

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Undoubtedly a man is to labor to better his condition, but first to better himself.
Improvement
William Ellery Channing

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun