We hate the kindness which we understand.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
Time is like a handful of sand- the tighter you grasp it, the faster it...
We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
No doubt another may also think for me; but it is not therefore desirable that...
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches...
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must...
Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
I have lately been surveying the Walden woods so extensively and minutely that I now...
Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
I belive that there is a subtile magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield...
Courage is facing your fears. Stupidity is fearing nothing.
As crazy as hauling timber into the woods.