Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts,...
Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and Spring. If there is no response...
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old...
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns...
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience...
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
We are constantly invited to be who we are.
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his...
To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.
We shall see but a little way if we require to understand what we see.
Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.