Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.
The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.
Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”
I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let us see who is the strongest.
Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.
Things do not change; we change.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
Η καλοσύνη είναι η μόνη επένδυση που δεν αποτυχαίνει ποτέ.