The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest...
Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for law, so much as a respect...
Things do not change; we change.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches...
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
Fire is the most tolerable third party
If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with...
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
A man may acquire a taste for wine or brandy, and so lose his love...
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past...
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking...
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
The best thing a man can do for his culture when he is rich is...
Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding...
Anglo-American culture seems to be governed by the perverse belief that portrayals of the body's...