HENRY DAVID THOREAU Quotes

Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.

Henry David Thoreau

Every man is the builder of a Temple called his body, nor can he get off by hammering marble instead.

Henry David Thoreau

I have seen how the foundations of the world are laid, and I have not the least doubt that it will stand a good while.

Henry David Thoreau

Philanthropy is almost the only virtue which is sufficiently appreciated by mankind.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail.

Henry David Thoreau

We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character

Henry David Thoreau

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.

Henry David Thoreau

A friend is one who takes me for what I am.

Henry David Thoreau

I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.

Henry David Thoreau

Solitude is not measured by the miles of space that intervene between a man and his fellows. The really diligent student in one of the crowded hives of Cambridge College is as solitary as a dervis in the desert.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.

Henry David Thoreau

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.

Henry David Thoreau

Our circumstances answer to our expectations and the demand of our natures.

Henry David Thoreau

What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?

Henry David Thoreau

Water is the only drink for a wise man

Henry David Thoreau

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