Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
How can any man be weak who dares to be at all?
As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past...
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure...
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
It is never too late to give up your prejudices
Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels,...
Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul...
There is only one path to Heaven. On Earth, we call it Love.
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
All good things are wild, and free.
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
A moderate addiction to money may not always be hurtful; but when taken in excess...
COMMERCE, n. A kind of transaction in which A plunders from B the goods of...