William Ellery Channing

1780 - 1842

A Quote by William Ellery Channing on sage

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Habitat of castle gray, Creeping thing in sober way, Visible sage mechanician, Skillfulest arithmetician.

William Ellery Channing (1780 - 1842)

Source: The Spider

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A Quote by William Ellery Channing on happiness, hope, and laughter

I laugh, for hope hath happy place with me- If my bark sinks, 'tis to another sea.

William Ellery Channing (1780 - 1842)

Source: A Poet’s Hope

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A Quote by William Ellery Channing on learning

The hills are reared, the seas are scooped in vain If learning's altar vanish from the plain.

William Ellery Channing (1780 - 1842)

Source: Inscription for the Alcott house.

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A Quote by William Ellery Channing on conflict, difficulty, and spirit

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

William Ellery Channing (1780 - 1842)

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