Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I...
I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love...
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and...
One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first...
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is...
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago...
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Politics is the gizzard of society, full of gut and gravel.
That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when...