Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
They will wait, well disposed, for others to remedy evil, that they may no longer...
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the...
Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent.
Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels,...
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
Sacrificing your happiness for the happiness of the one you love, is by far, the...
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use...
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where...
There are two days in the week about which and upon which I never worry......
Worry is interest paid on trouble before it comes due.