Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined.
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
For no dust gathers on the grass, unless where man has broken ground.
Not to your hospitality, but to your hospitalality;
Alert and healthy natures remember that the sun rose clear.
Even poetry, you know, is in one sense an infinite brag & exaggeration.
I made a study of the ancient and indispensable art of bread-making,
Thu luxury of one class is counterbalanced by the indigence of another.
To many creatures there is in this sense but one necessary of life, food.
We cannot but pity the boy who has never fired a gun.
Morning is when i'm awake, and there is dawn in me.
While men believe in the infinite some ponds will be thought to be bottomless.
There is more day left to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
How godlike, how immortal, is he?
Morning brings back the heroic ages.
But worst of all when you are the slave-driver of yourself
The tragedy in a man’s life is what dies inside of him while he lives.
I have, as it were, my own sun and moon and stars, and a little world all to myself.
Be resolutely and faithfully what you are; be humbly what you aspire to be.
Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
Enthusiasm is a supernatural serenity.
Every path but your own is the path of fate. Keep on your own track, then.
If you want to be happy, be !
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after
If a plant cannot live according to its nature, it dies; and so a man.
Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.