Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love...
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to...
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay...
Some are reputed sick and some are not. It often happens that the sicker man...
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he...
The radio makes hideous sounds.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without
Some people are worth leaving and hurting. But some people find the hurt worth the...