The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
That aim in life is highest which requires the highest and finest discipline.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his...
I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for...
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to...
I lose my respect for the man who can make the mystery of sex the...
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts,...
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and...
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show...
It is true, I never assisted the sun materially in his rising, but doubt not,...
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
The best thing a man can do for his culture when he is rich is...
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
Endless money forms the sinews of war.
If you want to feel rich, just count the things you have that money can't...