Henry David Thoreau Quotes

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Henry David Thoreau

The law will never make men free, it is men that have to make the law free.

Henry David Thoreau

Men are probably nearer the central truth in their superstitions than in their science.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Henry David Thoreau

Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.

Henry David Thoreau

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.

Henry David Thoreau

What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.

Henry David Thoreau

Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.

Henry David Thoreau

If you have built castles in the air; your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Henry David Thoreau

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined.

Henry David Thoreau

Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.

Henry David Thoreau

Say what you have to say, not what you ought. Any truth is better than make-believe.

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

That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.

Henry David Thoreau

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

Henry David Thoreau

It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.

Henry David Thoreau

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