This world is but a canvas to our imaginations.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and...
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
If... the machine of government... is of such a nature that it requires you to...
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does...
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they...
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
It is never too late to give up your prejudices
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old...
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches...
Nothing is so much to be feared as fear
In the morning I bathe my intellect in the stupendous and cosmogonal philosophy of the...
I have heard of a dog that barked at every stranger who approached his master's...
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
A wise man will not leave the right to the mercy of chance, nor wish...
Go, teach eternal wisdom how to rule
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.