What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Not only must we be good, but we must also be good for something.
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we...
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
If I seem to boast more than is becoming, my excuse is that I brag...
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
How novel and original must be each new mans view of the universe - for...
Be not simply good - be good for something.
It takes two to speak truth, one to speak and another to hear.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
It is easier to sail many thousand miles through cold and storm and cannibals, in...
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being...
Public opinion is a weak tyrant, compared with our private opinion - what a man...
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work...
Morality is how you go about getting what you want without screwing anybody to get...
An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his...
Isn't it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps...
I would believe only in a God that knows how to dance.