To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I...
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give...
The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
What is once well done is done forever.
An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
I have always been regretting that I was not as wise as the day I...
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag...
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns...