I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were worth the postage.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest...
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will...
How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of...
I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
That government is best which governs least.
Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics even more than by...
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
We were born to succeed, not to fail.
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with...
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Sacrificing your happiness for the happiness of the one you love, is by far, the...
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to...
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it...