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

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Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.

WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING

Theologian

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