The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will...
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it,...
Morality is how you go about getting what you want without screwing anybody to get...
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering...
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work...
In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations...
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and...
The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent; and he is never bored,...
Happiness lies, first of all, in health.