Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors a vacuum and they have not discovered any continuous employment for man's nobler faculties
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Visit the Navy-Yard, and behold a marine, such a man as an American government can...
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with...
Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere...
We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to...
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with...
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's...
One may discover a new side to his most intimate friend when for the first...
They take their pride in making their dinner cost much; I take my pride in...
Law never made men a whit more just.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better...
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.