Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them

Henry David Thoreau

There is no odor so bad as that which arises from goodness tainted.

Henry David Thoreau

Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Henry David Thoreau

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

Henry David Thoreau

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.

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

In wilderness is the preservation of the world.

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

Truths and roses have thorns about them.

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
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