Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
We were born to succeed, not to fail.
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by...
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the...
Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in...
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political...
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to...
It takes two to speak truth, one to speak and another to hear.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up...
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
We live but a fraction of our lives
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer...
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is...
Try living one day without any unhealthy thoughts. It may be very difficult, but try...