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" 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... "
Kappa Alpha Theta - Page 102
1900
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Sermons and Addresses

Henry Albert Stimson - 1902
...That birth in Bethlehem made possible such an ideal and rule of life as this: " To live content with small * means ; to seek elegance rather than luxury,...birds, babes and sages, with open heart ; to study hard and think quietly, act frankly, talk gently, await occasions, hurry never. In a word, to let the spiritual,...
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Southern Practitioner, Volume 38

1916
...delicate "Symphony" by William Henry Channing : "To live content with small means ; to seek elegance rather than fashion; to be worthy, not respectable; and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, etc." of the people and rules of health, set forth...
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Memoir of William Henry Channing

Octavius Brooks Frothingham - 1886 - 491 pages
...workingman, poor, humble ; to perform without show or shunning menial services ; to live content with small means ; to seek elegance rather than luxury,...worthy, not respectable ; and wealthy, not rich : to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly ; to have an oratory in my own heart, and present...
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Medical Herald, Volume 33

1914
...YORK, USA - 2When Writing to Our Advertisers, Please Mention The Medical Herald. TO live content with small means— to seek elegance rather than luxury,...worthy not respectable, and wealthy not rich— to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages,...
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The Historical Journal of the More Family, Volume 1

1892
...Channing's 'My Symphony' as largely expressive of Mr. Keator's attitude and spirit. It is as follows: "'To seek elegance rather than luxury; and refinement...be worthy not respectable: and wealthy not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages,...
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The Inland Educator: A Journal for the Progressive Teacher, Volumes 9-10

1900
...arrayed against the other; one grasping and scheming to enslave the other, the other feeling that its not rich; to listen to stars and birds, babes and...with open heart; to study hard; to think quietly; await occasions; hurry, never; in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through...
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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 37

National Educational Association (U.S.). Meeting - 1898
...as we know, we shall breed children who will live up to Channing's high ideal : To live content with small means ; to seek elegance rather than luxury,...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich ; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages...
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Southern Journal of Homoeopathy, Volume 14

1897
...will be found to be perfectly correct. — NY Medical Journal. His IDEAL. — To live content with small means, to seek elegance rather than luxury,...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages...
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Plain Living and High Thinking: A New Year Homily

Theodore Thornton Munger - 1897 - 61 pages
...disturbeth the victory." But here is what Mr. Charming called, " My Symphony " : " To live content with small means ; to seek elegance rather than luxury,...worthy, not respectable ; and wealthy, not rich ; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly ; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages...
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A Man's Value to Society: Studies in Self-culture and Character

Newell Dwight Hillis - 1900 - 319 pages
...said, "It is, indeed, forbidden me to write or speak, but not to aspire and be. To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than luxury,...worthy, not respectable, and wealthy, not rich; to do all cheerfully, bear all bravely; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart;...
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