William Ellery Channing


Born
in Newport, Rhode Island, The United States
April 07, 1780

Died
October 02, 1842

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Average rating: 4.09 · 163 ratings · 25 reviews · 189 distinct works
Unitarian Christianity

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Selected Writings

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Slavery

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Self-Culture

4.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1969 — 14 editions
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Memoir of William Ellery Ch...

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On the Elevation of the Lab...

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The Wanderer

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A Yankee in Canada, with An...

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Remarks on the Character an...

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Dr. Channing's Note-Book: P...

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More books by William Ellery Channing…
“Reading is the royal road to intellectual eminence...Truly good books are more than mines to those who can understand them. They are the breathings of the great souls of past times. Genius is not embalmed in them, but lives in them perpetually.”
William Ellery Channing

“To live content with small means;
to seek elegance rather than luxury,
and refinement rather than fashion;
to be worthy, not respectable,
and wealthy, not, rich;
to listen to stars and birds,
babes and sages, with open heart;
to study hard;
to think quietly, act frankly, talk gently,
await occasions, hurry never;
in a word, to let the spiritual,
unbidden and unconscious,
grow up through the common

– this is my symphony.

William Ellery Channing

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