Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
We live but a fraction of our lives
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism...
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect...
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts,...
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago...
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What...
Live the life you've dreamed.
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one...
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...
It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even...
If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag...
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.