Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
Henry David Thoreau
Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love.
It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.
My vicinity affords many good walks; and though for so many years I have walked almost every day, and sometimes for several days together, I have not yet exhausted them. An absolutely new prospect is a great happiness, and I can still get this any afternoon.
We are all sculptors and painters, and our material is our own flesh and blood and bones. Any nobleness begins at once to refine a man's features, any meanness or sensuality to imbrute them.
As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.