What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes...
That government is best which governs least.
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Time is but the stream I go fishing in. I drink at it, but while...
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
As if there were safety in stupidity alone.
Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not...
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our...
Live the life you've dreamed
I quarrel not with far-off foes, but with those who, near at home, co-operate with,...
Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism...
Poetry implies the whole truth, philosophy expresses only a particle of it.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of...
It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What...
As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past...
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.