They will wait, well disposed, for others to remedy evil, that they may no longer have have it to regret.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
What is once well done is done forever.
Nothing is so much to be feared as fear
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our...
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what...
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
The Canadians of those days, at least, possessed a roving spirit of adventure which carried...
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Most are engaged in business the greater part of their lives, because the soul abhors...
That government is best which governs least.
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...