Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid; so...
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction.
Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches...
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism...
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single...
Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for...
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What...
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
How novel and original must be each new mans view of the universe - for...
I live for books.
No furniture is so charming as books.