Truth is always in harmony with herself, and is not concerned chiefly to reveal the justice that may consist with wrong-doing.
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
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... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success... viewBy: Henry David Thoreau