Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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Henry David Thoreau Quotes Economy 1. As if you could kill time without injuring eternity. 2. It is never too late to give up our prejudices. 3. When a man dies he kicks the dust. 4. As for doing good, that is one of the professions, which are full. 5. By a seeming fate, commonly called necessity. 6. The mass of men leads lives of quiet desperation. 7. Old deeds for old people, new deeds for new. 8. Nature is as well adapted to our weakness as to our strength. Where I lived, What I lived for 9. An abode without birds is like a meat without seasoning. 10. Our life is frittered away by detail. 11. A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.…show more content…
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. 84. The life in us is like the water in a river. 85. The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. 86. The sun is but a morning star. 87. Thank Heaven, here is not all the world. 88. I have more of God, they have more of the road. 89. I left the woods for as good as a reason why I went there. 90. It is remarkable how easily and insensibly we fall into a particular route, and make a beaten track for ourselves. 91. 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. 92. The universe is wider than our views of it. 93. I desire to speak somewhere without bounds; like a man in a waking moment, to men in their waking moments; for I am convinced that I cannot exaggerate enough even to lay the foundation of a true expression. 94. The volatile truth of our words should continually betray the inadequacy of the residual statement. 95. No face which we can give to a matter will stead us so well at last as the truth. This alone wears well. 96. The fault-finder will find faults even in
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