Quotes by American Author Henry David Thoreau




The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. Henry David Thoreau
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It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. Henry David Thoreau

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined. Henry David Thoreau
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Wealth is the ability to fully experience life. Henry David Thoreau

We should come home from adventures and perils and discoveries with new experiences and character. Henry David Thoreau

All misfortune is but a stepping stone to fortune. Henry David Thoreau

The law will never make men free, it is men that have to make the law free. Henry David Thoreau

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

Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written. Henry David Thoreau

Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify. Henry David Thoreau

That man is richest whose pleasures are the cheapest. Henry David Thoreau

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them. Henry David Thoreau
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I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude. Henry David Thoreau

To regret deeply is to live afresh. Henry David Thoreau

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it. Henry David Thoreau

You must not blame me if I do talk to the clouds. Henry David Thoreau

Glances of true beauty can be seen in the faces of those who live in true meekness. Henry David Thoreau

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live. Henry David Thoreau

To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge. Henry David Thoreau

Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere. Henry David Thoreau


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