The Canadians of those days, at least, possessed a roving spirit of adventure which carried them further, in exposure to hardship and danger, than ever the New England colonist went, and led them, though not to clear and colonize the…
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by...
They will wait, well disposed, for others to remedy evil, that they may no longer...
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul...
Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
We hate the kindness which we understand.
In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations...
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay...
The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to...
The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the...
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
There is no remedy for love but to love more
I never knew how to worship until I knew how to love.
If we really love ourselves, everything in our life works.
All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers...