The portionless, who struggle with no such unnecessary inherited encumbrances, find it labor enough to subdue and cultivate a few cubic feet of flesh.
Henry David Thoreau
Is not this the broad earth still?
There are thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.
The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
To reget deeply is to live afresh.
A very few, as heroes, patriots, martyrs, reformers in the great sense, and men, serve the State with their consciences also, and so necessarily resist it for the most part; and they are commonly treated by it as enemies.