Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
What is once well done is done forever.
It takes two to speak the truth one to speak, and another to hear.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it
Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political...
We shall see but a little way if we require to understand what we see.
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect...
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with...
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
Nothing is so much to be feared as fear
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song...
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking...
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...