HENRY DAVID THOREAU Quotes

I have learned this at least by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

Henry David Thoreau

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

Henry David Thoreau

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

Henry David Thoreau

The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?

Henry David Thoreau

This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction.

Henry David Thoreau

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Henry David Thoreau

Things do not change; we change.

Henry David Thoreau

He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.

Henry David Thoreau

How can we expect a harvest of thought who have not had a seedtime of character?

Henry David Thoreau

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.

Henry David Thoreau

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.

Henry David Thoreau

How many a man has dated a new era in his life from the reading of a book.

Henry David Thoreau

Things do not change, we change.

Henry David Thoreau

What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.

Henry David Thoreau
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