It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
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Fools talk, cowards are silent, wise men listen.
Most things break, including hearts. The lessons of life amount not to wisdom, but to scar tissue and callus.
Mockingbirds don’t do one thing except make music for us to enjoy. They don’t eat up people’s gardens, don’t nest in corncribs, they don’t...
On the Improvement of the Understanding
In Praise of Idleness and Other Essays
The Last Tycoon
Moby-Dick; or, The Whale
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Mysterious Stranger
The Mystery of Marie Roget
Henry David Thoreau
Classics, Non-Fiction, Philosophy, Autobiography