I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with the herd of common men.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent.
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance,...
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they...
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the...
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
That aim in life is highest which requires the highest and finest discipline.
In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations...
It is never too late to give up your prejudices
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
Every child begins the world again.
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be...
How novel and original must be each new mans view of the universe - for...
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when...
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded...
There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.