All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of...
What is once well done is done forever.
Faith never makes a confession.
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality
It is never too late to give up your prejudices
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things....
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest...
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
Sadness flies away on the wings of time.
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my...