The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of...
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
We hate the kindness which we understand.
That government is best which governs least.
What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
What is once well done is done forever.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you...
Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use...
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
I would give all the wealth of the world, and all the deeds of all...
People want you to be a crazy, out-of-control teen brat. They want you miserable, just...
Heroism is not only in the man, but in the occasion