The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself to get new...
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering...
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
Fire is the most tolerable third party
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
We shall see but a little way if we require to understand what we see.
The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to...
The heart is forever inexperienced.
Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not...
Men have become the tools of their tools.