If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work be humble or disgusting? Will it not rather be elevating as a ladder, the means by which we are translated?
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the...
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being...
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction.
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and Spring. If there is no response...
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
To him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is...
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe....
They take their pride in making their dinner cost much; I take my pride in...
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better...
One cannot too soon forget his errors and misdemeanors; for to dwell upon them is...
No shadow without light.
Don't let something that doesn't matter cause you to lose something that does.
I shall try to correct errors when shown to be errors, and I shall adopt...