If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Poverty - it is life near the bone, where it is sweetest
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to...
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim...
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in...
The meeting of two eternities, the past and future....is precisely the present moment.
Government never furthered any enterprise but by the alacrity with which it got out of...
I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for...
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you...
The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which...
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry...
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...
The perception of beauty is a moral test.