Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

~ Henry David Thoreau

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.

~ Henry David Thoreau

A grain of gold will gild a great surface, but not so much as a grain of wisdom. - from Live Without Principle

~ Henry David Thoreau

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Dwell as near as possible to the channel in which your life flows.

~ Henry David Thoreau

The cost of a things is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Every man is the builder of a temple called his body.

~ Henry David Thoreau

Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.

~ Henry David Thoreau

We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.

~ Henry David Thoreau

To affect the quality of the day that is the art of life.

~ Henry David Thoreau

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