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
I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim...
In eternity there is indeed something true and sublime. But all these times and places...
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Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the...
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
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I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give...
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the...
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.
Truths and roses have thorns about them.
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism...
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises?...
Come home to men's business and bosoms.
Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?
My interest in desperation lies only in that sometimes I find myself having become desperate....
Whatever you are, be a good one.