Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we wonder that all men are not always poets. Poetry is nothing but healthy speech.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What...
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
We live but a fraction of our lives
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our...
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure...
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Being is the great explainer.
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are...
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show...
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There...
I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the...
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it...
I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with...
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.