Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they...
Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.
The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to...
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
Poverty - it is life near the bone, where it is sweetest
To say that a man is your Friend, means commonly no more than this, that...
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the...
Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul...
Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest...
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
It is characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?