Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see...
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!
All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan,...
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What...
I have lately been surveying the Walden woods so extensively and minutely that I now...
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction.
All good things are wild, and free.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I...
Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns...
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest...
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.