Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe...
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for...
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
Men have become the tools of their tools.
Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things....
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where...
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of...
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
If dreams give you power, then I'm strong enough to walk through my heart till...
I think we dream so we don't have to be apart so long. If we're...