quote by Henry David Thoreau

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

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Castles in the air quote The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.

The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.

A neurotic is a man who builds a castle in the air.

A psychotic is the man who lives in it. A psychiatrist is the man who collects the rent.

I am not afraid to dream. You first have to start with a dream. Build your castles in the air and give it foundation. Without a dream, you are not going to get anywhere.

Castles in the air quote Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

Writers build castles in the air, the reader lives inside, and the publisher inns the rent.

To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air.

Idealism is like a castle in the air if it is not based on a solid foundation of social and political realism.

Castles in the air quote Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

Life always holds in store surprises that are more complex and unforeseeable than any dream, and the secret is to let them come and not block them with castles in the air.

Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them.

Castles in the air - -they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build as well.

Castles in the air quote Creativity is a gist. It doesn't come through if the air is cluttered.

Creativity is a gist. It doesn't come through if the air is cluttered.

I have built little. But, I have built many castles in the air.

I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.

Thus we build on the ice, thus we write on the waves of the sea;

the waves roaring pass away, the ice melts, and away goes our palace, like our thoughts.

Castles in the air quote Any home can be castle when the king and queen are in love

Any home can be castle when the king and queen are in love

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No tribute is laid on castles in the air.

I've got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.

If you are going to build something in the air it is always better to build castles than houses of cards.

Castles in the air quote She reads books as one would breathe air to fill up and live

She reads books as one would breathe air to fill up and live

If you don't build castles in the air you won't build anything on the ground.

A sigh can shatter a castle in the air.

No dreams, no visions, no delicious fantasies, no castles in the air, with which, as the old song so truly says, hearts are broken, heads are turned.

Castles in the air quote Solitude matters, and for some people, it's the air they breathe.

Solitude matters, and for some people, it's the air they breathe.

Bows and flows of angel hair and ice cream castles in the air and feather canyons everywhere, I've looked at clouds that way.

Vote Labor and you build castles in the air. Vote Conservative and you can live in them.

By reading the characteristic features of any man's castles in the air you can make a shrewd guess as to his underlying desires which are frustrated.

Castles in the air quote If ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water with with air.

If ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water with with air.

No man is worth having is true to his wife, or can be true to his wife, or ever was, or ever will be so.

There are some people who can never see a little cloud of fantasy float across the horizon of their dreams without building a heavy castle in the air upon it, and bringing it to earth.

The edifice of science not only requires material, but also a plan.

Without the material, the plan alone is but a castle in the air-a mere possibility; whilst the material without a plan is but useless matter.

Castles in the air quote Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.

Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.

You may build castles in the air, and fume, and fret, and grow thin and lean, and pale and ugly, if you please. But I tell you, no man worth having is true to his wife, or can be true to his wife, or ever was, or will be so.

The charges of the hysterics are revealed for what they are: castles in the air built on misrepresentation, supported by unfounded fear, held aloft by hysteria.

Castles in the air cost a vast deal to keep up.

Castles in the air quote Live in the sunshine. Swim the sea. Drink the wild air.

Live in the sunshine. Swim the sea. Drink the wild air.

Happy season of virtuous youth, when shame is still an impassable barrier, and the sacred air-cities of hope have not shrunk into the mean clay hamlets of reality; and man, by his nature, is yet infinite and free.

In all assemblies, though you wedge them ever so close, we may observe this peculiar property, that over their heads there is room enough; but how to reach it is the difficult point. To this end the philosopher's way in all ages has been by erecting certain edifices in the air.

Charming Alnaschar visions! it is the happy privilege of youth to construct you.

Castles in the air quote Salt in the air, sand in my hair

Salt in the air, sand in my hair

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My thoughts by night are often filled With visions false as fair: For in the past alone, I build My castles in the air.

If we play genie and grant client wishes, we are apt to construct castles of code in the air.

The programmer, like the poet, works only slightly removed from pure thought-stuff. He builds his castles in the air, from air, creating by exertion of the imagination. Few media of creation are so flexible, so easy to polish and rework, so readily capable of realizing grand conceptual structures.

And the National Socialists believe that they can afford to ignore the world or oppose it, and build their castles-in-the-air without creating a possibly silent, but very palpable reaction from abroad.

You may build castles in the air, and fume, and fret, and grow thin and lean, and pale and ugly, if you please. But I tell you, no man worth having is true to his wife, or can be true to his wife, or ever was, or will be so.

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