Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Quote by Henry David Thoreau
Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see...
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
Nothing goes by luck in composition. It allows of no tricks. The best you can...
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to...
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we might...
This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction
Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the...
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works...
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost. There...
I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.
No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at...
Books are to be distinguished by the grandeur of their topics even more than by...
The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere...
Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit,...
Neither shall any priest drink wine, when they enter into the inner court.
Good as drink is, it ends in thirst.