I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give me an opportunity once in a year to speak the truth.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
I was not designed to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let...
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
No doubt another may also think for me; but it is not therefore desirable that...
The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid; so...
Fire is the most tolerable third party
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
In human intercourse the tragedy begins, not when there is misunderstanding about words, but when...
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
Time is like a handful of sand- the tighter you grasp it, the faster it...
That government is best which governs least.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it..
There is no remedy for love but to love more
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate...
I have lately been surveying the Walden woods so extensively and minutely that I now...
Being is the great explainer.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.