“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 study hard, think quietly, talk gently act frankly; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never. In other words, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common.”

William Henry Channing via Beauty Parade.

One Response to Wisdom from William Henry Channing

  1. That is a very nice quote…
    Now to try and live it.

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