It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the...
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
I have seen how the foundations of the world are laid, and I have not...
Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the...
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
It is never too late to give up your prejudices
That aim in life is highest which requires the highest and finest discipline.
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep...
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you...