Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who fail to live it worthily, but who think that they are wiser by experience, that is, by failure
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish...
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of...
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what...
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I...
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and...
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only...
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to...
I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for...
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate...
For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself
I have climbed several higher mountains without guide or path, and have found, as might...
I have always been regretting that I was not as wise as the day I...
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this...