I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,...
Faith never makes a confession.
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to...
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they...
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who...
A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry...
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single...
As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past...
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest...
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?