Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even the slang of today.
Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
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.
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
I mean that they (students) should not play life, or study it merely, while the community supports them at this expensive game, but earnestly live it from beginning to end. How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living? Methinks this would exercise their minds as much as […]
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. – Henry David Thoreau
It is not worth the while to let our imperfections disturb us always. – Henry David Thoreau
It is not enough to be industrious; so are the ants. What are you industrious about? – Henry David Thoreau
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. – Henry David Thoreau