Henry David Thoreau
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
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All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy.
The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.
A simple and independent mind does not toil at the bidding of any prince.
We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
Not till we are lost, in other words, not till we have lost the world, do we begin to find ourselves, and realize the infinite extent of our relations.
Men are born to succeed, not fail.
The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible And indescribably as the tints of morning or evening. It is a little star-dust caught, A segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.
Dwell as near as possible to the channel in which your life flows.
A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance. Observe how the greatest minds yield in some degree to the superstitions of their age.
That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
The real leader has no need to lead - he is content to point the way.
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits.
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
It's always good to have the right thing in hand than being cuddled by a leech.
The herd seek out the great, not for their sake but for their influence and the great welcome them out of vanity or need.
One half of the world can not understand the pleasures of the other.
My country is the world, and my religion is to do good.
The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on science and art are as well.
Ladies of Fashion starve their happiness to feed their vanity, and their love to feed their pride.