Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
rather-than-love-than-money-than-fame-give-me-truth
pursue-some-path-however-narrow-and-crooked-in-which-you-can-walk-with-love-and-reverence
friends-they-cherish-one-anothers-hopes-they-are-kind-to-one-anothers-dreams
the-most-i-can-do-for-my-friend-is-simply-be-his-friend
true-friendship-can-afford-true-knowledge-it-does-not-depend-on-darkness-and-ignorance
the-language-of-friendship-is-not-words-but-meanings
its-not-what-you-look-at-that-matters-its-what-you-see
this-world-is-but-a-canvas-to-our-imagination
thank-god-men-cannot-fly-and-lay-waste-the-sky-as-well-as-the-earth
many-men-go-fishing-all-of-their-lives-without-knowing-that-it-is-not-fish-they-are-after
an-earlymorning-walk-is-a-blessing-for-the-whole-day
nature-will-bear-the-closest-inspection-she-invites-us-to-lay-our-eye-level-with-her-smallest-leaf-and-take-an-insect-view-of-its-plain
shall-a-man-go-and-hang-himself-because-he-belongs-to-the-race-of-pygmies-and-not-be-the-biggest-pygmy-that-he-can
behave-so-the-aroma-of-your-actions-may-enhance-the-general-sweetness-of-the-atmosphere
we-should-come-home-from-adventures-and-perils-and-discoveries-every-day-with-new-experience-and-character
one-cannot-too-soon-forget-his-errors-and-misdemeanors-for-to-dwell-upon-them-is-to-add-to-the-offense
i-have-lived-some-thirty-years-on-this-planet-and-i-have-yet-to-hear-the-first-syllable-of-valuable-or-even-earnest-advice-from-my-seniors
to-affect-the-quality-of-the-day-that-is-the-highest-of-the-arts
sacrificing-your-happiness-for-the-happiness-of-the-one-you-love-is-by-far-the-truest-type-of-love
the-language-of-friendship-is-not-words-but-meanings-it-is-an-intelligence-about-language
love-must-be-as-much-a-light-as-it-is-a-flame
love-is-an-attempt-to-change-a-piece-of-a-dreamworld-into-reality
there-is-no-remedy-for-love-than-to-love-more
there-is-only-one-path-to-heaven-on-earth-we-call-it-love
we-have-not-so-good-a-right-to-hate-any-as-our-friend
haste-makes-waste-no-less-in-life-than-in-housekeeping
our-houses-are-such-unwieldy-property-that-we-are-often-imprisoned-rather-than-housed-by-them
the-best-thing-a-man-can-do-for-his-culture-when-he-is-rich-is-to-endeavor-to-carry-out-those-schemes-which-he-entertained-when-he-was-poor
glances-of-true-beauty-can-be-seen-in-the-faces-of-those-who-live-in-true-meekness
it-is-not-enough-to-be-busy-so-are-the-ants-the-question-is-what-are-we-busy-about
i-was-not-designed-to-be-forced-i-will-breathe-after-my-own-fashion-let-us-see-who-is-the-strongest
the-world-is-but-a-canvas-to-the-imagination
this-world-is-but-canvas-to-our-imaginations
this-world-is-but-a-canvas-to-our-imaginations
for-an-impenetrable-shield-stand-inside-yourself
we-were-born-to-succeed-not-to-fail
men-are-born-to-succeed-not-fail
every-generation-laughs-at-the-old-fashions-but-follows-religiously-the-new
what-lies-behind-us-and-what-lies-ahead-of-us-are-tiny-matters-compared-to-what-lives-within-us
he-is-blessed-over-all-mortals-who-loses-no-moment-of-the-passing-life-in-remembering-the-past
there-is-no-rule-more-invariable-than-that-we-are-paid-for-our-suspicions-by-finding-what-we-suspect
how-many-a-man-has-dated-a-new-era-in-his-life-from-the-reading-of-a-book
never-look-back-unless-you-are-planning-to-go-that-way
i-only-desire-sincere-relations-with-the-worthiest-of-my-acquaintance-that-they-may-give-me-an-opportunity-once-in-a-year-to-speak-the-truth
it-is-never-too-late-to-give-up-your-prejudices
that-aim-in-life-is-highest-which-requires-the-highest-and-finest-discipline
many-men-go-fishing-all-of-their-lives-without-knowing-it-is-not-fish-they-are-after
poetry-implies-the-whole-truth-philosophy-expresses-only-a-particle-of-it
books-are-the-treasured-wealth-of-the-world-and-the-fit-inheritance-of-generations-and-nations
no-doubt-another-may-also-think-for-me-but-it-is-not-therefore-desirable-that-he-should-do-so-to-the-exclusion-of-my-thinking-for-myself
thinking-is-only-a-process-of-talking-to-yourself
thought-is-the-sculptor-who-can-create-the-person-you-want-to-be
why-should-we-live-with-such-hurry-and-waste-of-life-we-are-determined-to-be-starved-before-we-are-hungry
the-meeting-of-two-eternities-the-past-and-future-is-precisely-the-present-moment
time-is-like-a-handful-of-sand-the-tighter-you-grasp-it-the-faster-it-runs-through-your-fingers
it-is-true-i-never-assisted-the-sun-materially-in-his-rising-but-doubt-not-it-was-of-the-last-importance-only-to-be-present-at-it
it-takes-two-to-speak-truth-one-to-speak-and-another-to-hear
the-only-way-to-speak-the-truth-is-to-speak-lovingly
say-what-you-have-to-say-not-what-you-ought-any-truth-is-better-than-makebelieve
this-life-is-not-for-complaint-but-for-satisfaction
i-think-that-we-may-safely-trust-a-good-deal-more-than-we-do-we-may-waive-just-so-much-care-of-ourselves-as-we-honestly-bestow-elsewhere
live-your-beliefs-and-you-can-turn-the-world-around
he-who-distinguishes-the-true-savor-of-his-food-can-never-be-a-glutton-he-who-does-not-cannot-be-otherwise
we-live-but-a-fraction-of-our-lives
i-should-be-pleased-to-meet-man-in-the-woods-i-wish-he-were-to-be-encountered-like-wild-caribous-and-moose
do-not-lose-hold-of-your-dreams-or-aspirations-for-if-you-do-you-may-still-exist-but-you-have-ceased-to-live
how-often-we-find-ourselves-turning-our-backs-on-our-actual-friends-that-we-might-go-and-meet-their-ideal-cousins
we-are-constantly-invited-to-be-who-we-are
in-wilderness-is-the-preservation-of-the-world
water-is-the-only-drink-for-a-wise-man
live-each-season-as-it-passes-breathe-the-air-drink-the-drink-taste-the-fruit-and-resign-yourself-to-the-influences-of-each
morality-is-how-you-go-about-getting-what-you-want-without-screwing-anybody-to-get-it
give-me-the-poverty-that-enjoys-true-wealth
poverty-it-is-life-near-the-bone-where-it-is-sweetest
it-is-the-greatest-of-all-advantages-to-enjoy-no-advantage-at-all
nothing-makes-the-earth-seem-so-spacious-as-to-have-friends-at-a-distance-they-make-the-latitudes-and-longitudes
distrust-any-enterprise-that-requires-new-clothes
they-will-wait-well-disposed-for-others-to-remedy-evil-that-they-may-no-longer-have-have-it-to-regret
if-you-would-convince-a-man-that-he-does-wrong-do-right-but-do-not-care-to-convince-him-men-will-believe-what-they-see-let-them-see
as-if-there-were-safety-in-stupidity-alone
if-you-have-built-castles-in-the-air-your-work-need-not-be-lost-there-is-where-they-should-be-now-put-foundations-under-them
dreams-are-the-touchstones-of-our-characters
a-man-may-acquire-a-taste-for-wine-or-brandy-and-so-lose-his-love-for-water-but-should-we-not-pity-him
do-not-trouble-yourself-much-to-get-new-things-whether-clothes-or-friends-sell-your-clothes-and-keep-your-thoughts
i-never-found-the-companion-that-was-so-companionable-as-solitude
an-early-morning-walk-is-a-blessing-for-the-whole-day
to-a-philosopher-all-news-as-it-is-called-is-gossip-and-they-who-edit-it-and-read-it-are-old-women-over-their-tea
i-never-found-a-companion-that-was-so-companionable-as-solitude
every-child-begins-the-world-again
most-men-lead-lives-of-quiet-desperation-and-go-to-the-grave-with-the-song-still-in-them
all-good-things-are-wild-and-free
whats-the-use-of-a-fine-house-if-you-havent-got-a-tolerable-planet-to-put-it-on
speech-is-for-the-convenience-of-those-who-are-hard-of-hearing-but-there-are-many-fine-things-which-we-cannot-say-if-we-have-to-shout
i-have-heard-of-a-dog-that-barked-at-every-stranger-who-approached-his-masters-premises-with-clothes-on-but-was-easily-quieted-by-a-naked-thief
books-must-be-read-as-deliberately-and-reservedly-as-they-were-written
it-is-not-all-books-that-are-as-dull-as-their-readers
to-him-whose-elastic-and-vigorous-thought-keeps-pace-with-the-sun-the-day-is-a-perpetual-morning
that-government-is-best-which-governs-the-least-because-its-people-discipline-themselves
the-government-of-the-world-i-live-in-was-not-framed-like-that-of-britain-in-afterdinner-conversations-over-the-wine