What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Cultivate poverty like a garden herb, like sage. Do not trouble yourself to get new...
If it is surely the means to the highest end we know, can any work...
I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with...
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it..
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he...
I was more independent than any farmer in Concord, for I was not anchored to...
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest...
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the...
In the meanest are all the materials of manhood, only they are not rightly disposed.
Good poetry seems too simple and natural a thing that when we meet it we...
How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of...
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
I dreamed a thousand new paths. . . I woke and walked my old one.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.