New ideas come into this world somewhat like falling meteors, with a flash and an explosion, and perhaps somebody
Henry David Thoreau
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Youth gets together with their materials to build a bridge to the moon or maybe a palace on earth; then in middle age they decide to build a woodshed with them instead.
There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living.
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To accept some idea of truth without experiencing it is like a painting of a cake on paper which you can not eat.
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour’s buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.
The only way for a woman to provide for herself decently is for her to be good to some man that can afford to be good to her.
You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions.
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.