A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Things do not change; we change.
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments...
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being...
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
The universe is wider than our views of it.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
There is no just and serene criticism as yet.
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest...
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined!
We hate the kindness which we understand.
I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in...
It is only by striving for beauty and love In all our relationships, That we...
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded...