If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's...
That government is best which governs least.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at...
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Be not simply good - be good for something.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show...
It is never too late to give up your prejudices
I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the...
I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear...
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does...
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in...
When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary...
The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner...