As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
The universe is wider than our views of it.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Being is the great explainer.
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
I have climbed several higher mountains without guide or path, and have found, as might...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry...
Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I...
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only...