To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit it and read it are old women over their tea
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his...
It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a...
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
This American government what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to...
That government is best which governs least.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
Every child begins the world again.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined!
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by...
The savage in man is never quite eradicated.
Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not...
The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I...
I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the...
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
The Bush Administration's failure to be consistently involved in helping Israel achieve peace with the...
Old friends are the great blessings of one's later years. Half a word conveys one's...
We mothers are learning to mark our mothering success by our daughters' lengthening flight.