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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; to... "
Medical Herald - Page 47
1914
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Earth Prayers: 365 Prayers, Poems, and Invocations from Around the World

Elizabeth Roberts, Elias Amidon - 1991 - 480 pages
...through all the universe . . to be with us to: Teach us, and show us the way. CHINOOK BLESSING LITANY lo live content with small means, to seek elegance rather...bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never — in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common...
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A Brother Like Me: A Memoir

Harry B. Dunbar - 1995 - 240 pages
...followed it, has been gratifying. To paraphrase William Henry Channing, you made it possible for me "to live content with small means; to seek elegance...gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry...
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The Voice in Speech

Albert Haberstro - 1996 - 100 pages
...with whom I can be silent. MY SYMPHONY William Henry Charming "To live content with small-means — to seek elegance rather than luxury., -and refinement...gently, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart — to bear all cheerfully, to do all bravely, await occasions,...
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The New Business of Business: Sharing Responsibility for a Positive Global ...

Willis W. Harman, Maya Porter - 1997 - 278 pages
...purpose, and values; and to remove the energy blocks to organizational high performance. Spirit as Meaning To live content with small means, to seek elegance...and wealthy, not rich, to study hard, think quietly, act frankly, to listen to stars and birds, babes and sages, with open heart, do all bravely, await...
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Wisdom Through the ages

Helen Granat - 1998 - 153 pages
...the thing which gives life its greatest significance. PABLO CASALS IDEALS / PRINCIPLES My Symphony To live content with small means; to seek elegance...think quietly, talk gently, act frankly; to listen to starts and birds, babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions,...
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Wisdom Through the Ages-Book Three

...wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. ALEXANDER POPE to seek elegance rather than luxury, and refinement...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, avail occasions, hurry...
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Thoreau As Spiritual Guide: A Companion to Walden for Personal Reflection ...

...life's purpose. William Henry Channing, nephew of the great William Ellery, titled his "My Symphony": To live content with small means; to seek elegance...gently, act frankly; to listen to stars and birds, to babes and sages with an open heart; to bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, never...
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Day by Day: Reflections on the Themes of the Torah from Literature ...

Chaim Stern - 2000 - 384 pages
...one another. William Ellery To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather than Channmg luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be...rich; to study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act grandly; to listen to the stars and birds, to babes and sages, with open heart; to bear all cheerfully,...
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The Simple Life: Plain Living and High Thinking in American Culture

David E. Shi - 2001 - 332 pages
...Channing, succinctly expressed their credo: "To live content with small means; to seek elegance rather ihan luxury, and refinement rather than fashion; to be...study hard, think quietly, talk gently, act frankly. . . . This is my symphony." The Transcendentalist symphony included many variations on this theme,...
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Wilderness Wisdom: Quotes for Inspirational Exploration

John Gookin - 2002 - 140 pages
...easily discussed and experienced without depending on a single religious tradition. or any at all. To live content with small means, to seek elegance...bear all cheerfully, do all bravely, await occasions, hurry never — in a word, to let the spiritual, unbidden and unconscious, grow up through the common....
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