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
Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show...
I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
Life does not require us to make good; it asks only that we give our...
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God...
It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
Only that day dawns to which we are awake.
Good for the body is the work of the body, and good for the soul...
Those whom we can love, we can hate; to others we are indifferent.
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest...
If misery loves company, misery has company enough.
As if there were safety in stupidity alone
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he...
As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single...
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
I have a great deal of company in the house, especially in the morning when...
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to...