As if there were safety in stupidity alone.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they...
All good things are wild, and free.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and...
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of...
One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is...
Visit the Navy-Yard, and behold a marine, such a man as an American government can...
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they...
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
As if there were safety in stupidity alone
Courage is facing your fears. Stupidity is fearing nothing.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the...