Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with...
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of...
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by...
Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear...
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in...
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Where is wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost...
Wisdom is knowing when to speak your mind and mind your speech