Henry David Thoreau Quotes
Brief author info: Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American essayist, naturalist, poet.
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What a man thinks of himself, that is what determines, or rather indicates, his fate.
Love your life, poor as it is. You may perhaps have some pleasant, thrilling, glorious hours, even in a poorhouse. The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the almshouse as brightly as from the rich man's abode.
The faultfinder will find faults even in Paradise. Love your life.
My life is like a stroll upon a beach.
A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
There is no remedy for love but to love more.
Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore ... they had better aim high.
Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love.
It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.
Everything you can imagine is real.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
If you start by promising what you don't even have yet, you'll lose your desire to work towards getting it.
Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.