The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?.. viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance.. viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
Alas! how little does the memory of these human inhabitants enhance the beauty of the landscape!.. viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau