In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and...
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the...
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to...
I have a great deal of company in the house, especially in the morning when...
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he...
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God...
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
This American government what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to...
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.
I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were...
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found...
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
The only real failure in life is one not learned from.
Life is full of misery, loneliness, and suffering - and it's all over much too...
I sometimes wonder whether all pleasures are not substitutes for joy.