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Henry David Thoreau


Quotes

by Henry David Thoreau

Quotations are not only inspirational, and a source of wisdom, but can also be seen as a nice way to get a feeling about a certain thinker or visionary. How much does what they have to say touch you? How much does it correspond to what you seek? How does in inspire you? Here are the quotations by Henry David Thoreau.

Quotes by Henry David Thoreau

"Rather than love,
than money,
than fame,
give me truth."

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined."

"A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting."

"Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it."

"All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man."

"If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law."

"An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day."

"If misery loves company, misery has company enough."

"It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil."

"Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men. "

"It is never too late to give up our prejudices."

"An unclean person is universally a slothful one."

"Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable,
but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind."

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