How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only...
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate...
Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at...
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish...
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one...
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to...
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they...
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
Money can't buy poverty.
Whomsoever controls the volume of money in any country is absolute master of all industry...