Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.
Henry David Thoreau
The earth I tread on is not a dead inert mass. It is a body—has a spirit—is organic—and fluid to the influence of its spirit—and to whatever particle of the spirit is in me.
It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
There can be no very black melancholy to him who lives in the midst of Nature and has his senses still.
Let not to get a living be thy trade, but thy sport. Enjoy the land, but own it not. Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling, and spending their lives like serfs.
Rise free from care before the dawn, and seek adventures.