There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
I have climbed several higher mountains without guide or path, and have found, as might...
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give...
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors...
It takes two to speak the truth one to speak, and another to hear.
What is once well done is done forever.
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at...
The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.
The meeting of two eternities, the past and future....is precisely the present moment.
Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler...
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you...
Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This...