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
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give...
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I...
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for...
I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with...
Morality is how you go about getting what you want without screwing anybody to get...
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does...
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
It takes two to speak truth, one to speak and another to hear.
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the...
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I...
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things....
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this...
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns...