There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
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I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and...
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your...
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay...
It's so much fun playing her [Ling], but I have this fear that people are...
I saw this show under adverse circumstances-my seat was facing the stage.
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