Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.

Henry David Thoreau

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.

Henry David Thoreau

We are not what we are, nor do we treat or esteem each other for such, but for what we are capable of being.

Henry David Thoreau

That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves

Henry David Thoreau

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

Henry David Thoreau

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.

Henry David Thoreau

City life is millions of people being lonesome together.

Henry David Thoreau

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

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

Henry David Thoreau

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.

Henry David Thoreau

Love must be as much a light, as it is a flame.

Henry David Thoreau

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Henry David Thoreau

Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.

Henry David Thoreau
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