It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for...
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent.
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it, but while...
Every child begins the world again.
There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
I have a great deal of company in the house, especially in the morning when...
How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of...
There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may...
Live the life you've dreamed.
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where...
Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this...