We live but a fraction of our lives
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
If a man constantly aspires is he not elevated?
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism...
The way by which you may get money almost without exception leads downward.
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
I think that we may safely trust a good deal more than we do. We...
Love is an attempt to change a piece of a dream-world into reality.
The government of the world I live in was not framed, like that of Britain,...
May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!
As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I...
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined!
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
It is the greatest of all advantages to enjoy no advantage at all.
Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it...
Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Books, not which afford us a cowering enjoyment, but in which each thought is of...
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work...
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to...
The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.