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
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
No doubt another may also think for me; but it is not therefore desirable that...
That government is best which governs least.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and...
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one...
I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and...
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what...
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at...
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even...
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they...
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it...
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.