A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song...
Being is the great explainer.
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give...
The universe is wider than our views of it.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they...
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
A friend is one who incessantly pays us the compliment of expecting from us all...
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth
How novel and original must be each new mans view of the universe - for...
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
In the streets and in society I am almost invariably cheap and dissipated, my life...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Men will lie on their backs, talking about the fall of man, and never make...
To lie about a far country is easy
A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.