I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were worth the postage.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself to get new...
Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors...
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect...
There is no just and serene criticism as yet.
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago...
Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it,...
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
Fire is the most tolerable third party
Whatever the human law may be, neither an individual nor a nation can commit the...
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the...
Live the life you've dreamed
There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all...
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan,...
A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry...