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Quotes by Henry David Thoreau


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Quotes by Henry David Thoreau :

Before you can utter oracles
The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely. You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
Henry David Thoreau | language

Dreams and success
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
Henry David Thoreau | dreams

Every creature
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.
Henry David Thoreau | life

Ferocious
It is not part of a true culture to tame tigers, any more than it is to make sheep ferocious.
Henry David Thoreau | culture

For love
Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
Henry David Thoreau | work

Foundations
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.
Henry David Thoreau | goals

Go confidently
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
Henry David Thoreau | inspirational

Heaven
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
Henry David Thoreau | religion

Incessant business
I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business.
Henry David Thoreau | money

It is healthy
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
Henry David Thoreau | health

Old fashions
Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
Henry David Thoreau | fashion

Perception of beauty
The perception of beauty is a moral test.
Henry David Thoreau | beauty

Simplify your life
As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
Henry David Thoreau | weakness

The language of friendship
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau | friendship

The price of anything
The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
Henry David Thoreau | life

The quality of life
To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
Henry David Thoreau | life

They don't know
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
Henry David Thoreau | sport

Tools
Lo! Men have become the tools of their tools.
Henry David Thoreau | technology

We are all of one family
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning.
Henry David Thoreau | family

We change
Things do not change; we change.
Henry David Thoreau | change

What I can do for my friend
The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
Henry David Thoreau | friendship

You can
What people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can.
Henry David Thoreau | motivational

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