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
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will...
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined!
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism...
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded...
I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works...
A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry...
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest...
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.