If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
What you get by achieving your goals is to as important as what you become...
There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking...
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as...
Be not simply good - be good for something.
There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most...
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable...
It is easier to sail many thousand miles through cold and storm and cannibals, in...
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who...
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both...
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must...