Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our best at each level of experience.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love...
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
No doubt another may also think for me; but it is not therefore desirable that...
The meeting of two eternities, the past and future....is precisely the present moment.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things....
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
We were born to succeed, not to fail.
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the...
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the...
I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The saying is true, The empty vessel makes the greatest sound
If the truth shall have made thee free, thou shalt not care for the vain...
Learning is always rebellion... Every bit of new truth discovered is revolutionary to what was...