Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as...
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
Things do not change; we change.
There never was and is not likely soon to be a nation of philosophers, nor...
This American government what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to...
As if there were safety in stupidity alone
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we...
In the streets and in society I am almost invariably cheap and dissipated, my life...
Law never made men a whit more just.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even...
We hate the kindness which we understand.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does...
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where...