I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours. He…
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Every child begins the world again.
Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes...
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...
Children, who play life, discern its true law and relations more clearly than men, who...
The true harvest of my life is intangible - a little star dust caught, a...
The works of the great poets have never yet been read by mankind, for only...
When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by...
It is never too late to give up your prejudices
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
There is no remedy for love but to love more
Poverty - it is life near the bone, where it is sweetest
A far greater factor [than abolishing poverty] is the deterrent effect of swift and certain...
A man's real possession is his memory. In nothing else is he rich, in nothing...