While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where...
This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.
For an impenetrable shield, stand inside yourself
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.
Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see...
As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full. Moreover I...
Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love!
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.
That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works...
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
They can do without architecture who have no olives nor wines in the cellar.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that...
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal and then leap in the...
Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.
The end of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the...
The dream of a cat is filled with mice
Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.' Mature love says: 'I need...
In vain we chisel, as best we can, the mysterious block of which our life...
The tears of faithfulness to your beliefs cleanse your spirit to envision the road ahead....
The truth is more important than the facts.