The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense to superior natures.
Henry David Thoreau
I should not talk so much about myself if there were any body else whom I knew as well.
But worst of all when you are the slave-driver of yourself.
To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle.
Live the life you've dreamed.
How can he remember well his ignorance—which his growth requires—who has so often to use his knowledge?
I too had woven a kind of basket of a delicate texture, but I had not made it worth any one's while to buy them. Yet not the less, in my case, did I think it worth my while to weave them, and instead of studying how to make it worth men's while to buy my baskets, I studied rather how to avoid the necessity of selling them.
Society is commonly too cheap.
How many things there are concerning which we might well deliberate whether we had better know them.