I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by...
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who...
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by...
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may...
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they...
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable...
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There...
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up...
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.