This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
My Aunt Maria asked me to read the life of Dr. Chalmers, which, however, I...
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
They take their pride in making their dinner cost much; I take my pride in...
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it..
As if there were safety in stupidity alone.
Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay...
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Sacrificing your happiness for the happiness of the one you love, is by far, the...
Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish...
Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself to get new...
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are...
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
Don't be discouraged by a failure. It can be a positive experience. Failure is, in...
When I was doing 'This Boy's Life' I wanted to be as old as Robert...