The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
I have seen how the foundations of the world are laid, and I have not...
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it, but while...
As if there were safety in stupidity alone.
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes...
If one advances confidently in the direction of one's dreams, and endeavors to live the...
Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through, and you could...
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give...
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work...
Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the...
We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience...
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can...
Be not simply good - be good for something.
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy,...