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
What is once well done is done forever.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes...
Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy,...
Only he is successful in his business who makes that pursuit which affords him the...
Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them...
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
Whatever the human law may be, neither an individual nor a nation can commit the...
Law never made men a whit more just.
I have climbed several higher mountains without guide or path, and have found, as might...
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of...
Faith never makes a confession.
I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for...
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago...