Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Every child begins the world again.
I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new...
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not...
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for...
Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this...
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the...
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics even more than by...
To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit...