Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
There are old heads in the world who cannot help me by their example or...
We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors...
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's...
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the...
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...
It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only...
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
I have received no more than one or two letters in my life that were...
There is only one happiness in life -- to love and to be loved.
Custom is the principle magistrate of man's life