I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
Good for the body is the work of the body, good for the soul is...
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his...
Men will lie on their backs, talking about the fall of man, and never make...
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the...
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old...
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises?...
Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
There is no greatness where there is no simplicity, goodness and truth.
True, conscious honour is to feel no sin; he's armed without that's innocent within.