Henry David Thoreau Quotes.
If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined…
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.
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.
Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
I am sorry to think that you do not get a man’s most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity; so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.
All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning.
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
Men are born to succeed, not to fail.
How can any man be weak who dares to be at all?