That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found...
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I...
Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
We shall see but a little way if we require to understand what we see.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all...
I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We...
When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure...
I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the...
We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
I have a great deal of company in the house, especially in the morning when...
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...