There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in...
If you give money, spend yourself with it.
To be admitted to Nature's hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You...
Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use...
I quarrel not with far-off foes, but with those who, near at home, co-operate with,...
Men will lie on their backs, talking about the fall of man, and never make...
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself
There is no just and serene criticism as yet.
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest...
How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading...
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe...