Henry David Thoreau: Aim above morality

“Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much of life. So aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.” -Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862).

Henry David Thoreau: Different drummer

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. -Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862).