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
Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
In the streets and in society I am almost invariably cheap and dissipated, my life...
The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid; so...
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises?...
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
Live the life you've dreamed.
Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the...
May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by...
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
The law will never make men free, it is men that have to make the...
It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that...
As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past...
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.