There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The only way to speak the truth is to speak lovingly.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag...
As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I...
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our...
Politics is the gizzard of society, full of grit and gravel, and the two political...
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all...
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give...
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Every child begins the world again.
Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.
This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with...
We should distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the...