As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem, am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations. For if you do, you may...
Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not...
Truths and roses have thorns about them.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the...
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of...
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through, and you could...
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
Visit the Navy-Yard, and behold a marine, such a man as an American government can...
I belive that there is a subtile magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield...
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only...
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
I am very fond of truth, but not at all of martyrdom.
Don't let your circumstances distract you from God's truth.