Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Law never made men a whit more just.
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are...
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he...
Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
He is blessed over all mortals who loses no moment of the passing life in...
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at...
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded...
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish...
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
Men have become the tools of their tools.
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for...
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I...