To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,...
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it...
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we...
Fire is the most tolerable third party
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth
Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our...
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality.
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where...
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism...
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work...
All good things are wild, and free.
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
We have not so good a right to hate any as our Friend.
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use...
Too often we... enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.