Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessity of...
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
That government is best which governs least.
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found...
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we...
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago...
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it
The government of the world I live in was not framed, like that of Britain,...
There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may...
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you...
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
There is no just and serene criticism as yet.
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can...
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most...