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
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking...
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading...
They take their pride in making their dinner cost much; I take my pride in...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use...
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering...
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the...
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to...
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
All good things are wild, and free.
The greatest threat to freedom, as well as the most formidable enemy of it, is...
Freedom is always and exclusively freedom for the one who thinks differently