My eye is educated to discover anything on the ground, as chestnuts, etc. It is probably wholesomer to look at the ground much than at the heavens.
Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
Source: 24 October 1857, Journal X: 125
Contributed by: Zaady
We must have infinite faith in each other. If we have not, we must never let it leak out that we have not.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
No one is so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
Enemies publish themselves. They declare war. The friend never declares his love.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Of all ebriosity, who does not prefer to be intoxicated by the air he breathes?
I have lived some thirty years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
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