Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
I belive that there is a subtile magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield...
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
The Canadians of those days, at least, possessed a roving spirit of adventure which carried...
An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see...
Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one...
As if there were safety in stupidity alone
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you...
Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent.
I have always been regretting that I was not as wise as the day I...
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better...