Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...
The universe is wider than our views of it.
I belive that there is a subtile magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield...
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to...
Government never furthered any enterprise but by the alacrity with which it got out of...
Being is the great explainer.
Visit the Navy-Yard, and behold a marine, such a man as an American government can...
Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There...
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What...
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a...
The heart is forever inexperienced.