Henry David Thoreau

Civil Disobedience

    CLsphas quoted2 years ago
    If a plant cannot live according to nature, it dies; and so a man.
    CLsphas quoted2 years ago
    Absolutely speaking, the more money, the less virtue; for money comes between a man and his objects, and obtains them for him;
    CLsphas quoted2 years ago
    "That government is best which governs least"
    Соня Верхотуроваhas quoted4 years ago
    improvement is slow, because the few are not as materially wiser or better than the many.
    Соня Верхотуроваhas quoted4 years ago
    voting for the right is doing nothing for it.
    Соня Верхотуроваhas quoted4 years ago
    long as the interest of the whole society requires it, that is, so long as the established government cannot be resisted or changed without public inconvenience, it is the will of God . .
    Соня Верхотуроваhas quoted4 years ago
    right of revolution; that is, the right to refuse allegiance to, and to resist, the government, when its tyranny or its inefficiency are great and unendurable. But almost all say that such is not the case now. B
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