Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never…
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The meeting of two eternities, the past and future....is precisely the present moment.
This American government what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to...
Live the life you've dreamed.
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both...
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you...
The Canadians of those days, at least, possessed a roving spirit of adventure which carried...
The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid; so...
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What...
The universe is wider than our views of it.
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
They take their pride in making their dinner cost much; I take my pride in...
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The basic truth of all things, as nearly as we may ever dream of determining...
It is good to express a thing twice right at the outset and so to...