I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to a house or farm, but could follow the bent of my genius, which is a very crooked one, every moment.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your...
We live but a fraction of our lives
A friend is one who incessantly pays us the compliment of expecting from us all...
If you have built castles in the air; your work need not be lost; that...
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who...
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is...
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction.
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay...
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
Morality is how you go about getting what you want without screwing anybody to get...
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Men will lie on their backs, talking about the fall of man, and never make...
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works...
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.