The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with...
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this...
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
We are constantly invited to be who we are.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts,...
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere...
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be...
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what...
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking...
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
If you ever injected truth into politics you have no politics.
Truth may walk through the world unarmed