We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for such, but for what we are capable of being.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unnameable heresy of some wise man.
Experience is in the fingers and head. The heart is inexperienced.
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance,...
It is only by striving for beauty and love In all our relationships, That we...
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
Ignorance and bungling with love are better than wisdom and skill without.
What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the...
The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid; so...
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy,...
There is no remedy for love than to love more.
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking...
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to...
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...