Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...
Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only...
To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a...
Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels,...
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old...
The universe is wider than our views of it.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by...
I was not designed to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let...
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
Give me the poverty that enjoys true wealth.
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to...
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
I have a great deal of company in the house, especially in the morning when...
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must...