All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams!
Live the life you have imagined!
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.
Goodness is the only investment which never fails.
I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time.
To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating.
I love to be alone.
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavour.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.