Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not...
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in...
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by...
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to...
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will...
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking...
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is...
For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself
In the streets and in society I am almost invariably cheap and dissipated, my life...
One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is...
It is easy to give advice from a port of safety.
The best advice is found on the pillow.
The man who makes no mistakes does not usually make anything.