Thought For the Day: To Live Content With Small Means; To Let the Spiritual, Unbidden and Unconscious, Grow Up Through the Common — This Is My Symphony

“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 Henry Channing, clergyman and reformer (25 May 1810-1884)

 

 

 

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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