Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by them.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish...
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even...
All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan,...
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I...
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to...
The universe is wider than our views of it.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can...
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...
That aim in life is highest which requires the highest and finest discipline.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
Where all is but dream, reasoning and arguments are of no use, truth and knowledge...
Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be...