We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Live the life you've dreamed.
It is not all books that are as dull as their readers.
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you...
Fame is not just. She never finely or discriminatingly praises, but coarsely hurrahs.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in...
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it..
Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it, but while...
I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must...
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul...
Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But...
The follies which a man regrets most in his life, are those which he didn't...
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us