Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul is the work of the soul, and good for either is the work of the other.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent.
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what...
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only...
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
It is easier to sail many thousand miles through cold and storm and cannibals, in...
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than...
To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a...
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics even more than by...
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe...
In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations...