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
When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
In the streets and in society I am almost invariably cheap and dissipated, my life...
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and...
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not...
Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself to get new...
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing it is not fish they...
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works...
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan,...
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you...
That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.