It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
I quarrel not with far-off foes, but with those who, near at home, co-operate with,...
There is no remedy for love than to love more.
I belive that there is a subtile magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield...
The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.
It takes two to speak the truth one to speak, and another to hear.
How can any man be weak who dares to be at all?
How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer,...
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest...
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the...
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it..
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and Spring. If there is no response...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
The rich man is always sold to the institution which makes him rich. Absolutely speaking,...
Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent.
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.
He was one of those inexplicable gifts of nature, an artist who leaps over boundaries,...
The whole art of teaching is only the art of awakening the natural curiosity of...
Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort.