A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish it to prevail through the power of the majority. There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy,...
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe...
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined!
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
In life you need either inspiration or desperation.
When men attempt bold gestures, generally it's considered romantic. When women do it, it's often...
We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors,...