There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
There is danger that we lose sight of what our friend is absolutely, while considering...
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction.
All good things are wild, and free.
Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessity of...
Nothing is so much to be feared as fear
I quarrel not with far-off foes, but with those who, near at home, co-operate with,...
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.
Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.
Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I...
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
Live the life you've dreamed
Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim...
Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels,...
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of...
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things....
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.