Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will...
As if there were safety in stupidity alone
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what...
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better...
Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it, but while...
Poverty - it is life near the bone, where it is sweetest
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the...
There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most...
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found...
Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the...
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where...
The perception of beauty is a moral test.