If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Live the life you've dreamed
I have a great deal of company in the house, especially in the morning when...
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only...
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to...
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the...
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all...
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
I belive that there is a subtile magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield...
As crazy as hauling timber into the woods.
Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.