I was not designed to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let us see who is the strongest.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Human Nature Quotes
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work...
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are...
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single...
There never was and is not likely soon to be a nation of philosophers, nor...
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found...
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will...
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in...
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and...
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both...
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
Fire is the most tolerable third party
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not...
The main purpose of science is simplicity and as we understand more things, everything is...
Beauty of style and harmony and grace and good rhythm depend on simplicity.