Henry David Thoreau Quotes About Nature, Walden, Fishing & Simplify

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Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Read Henry David Thoreau quotes and sayings about nature, walden, fishing & simplify. Here we share best and inspirational quotes if Henry David Thoreau with you! He was an American essayist, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, yogi, and historian.

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

Henry David Thoreau

2. True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

Henry David Thoreau

3. You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.

Henry David Thoreau

4. Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.

Henry David Thoreau

5. If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.

Henry David Thoreau

6. The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.

Henry David Thoreau

7. Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.

Henry David Thoreau

8. The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.

Henry David Thoreau

9. It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

Henry David Thoreau

10. Live the life you’ve dreamed.

Henry David Thoreau

11. It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?

Henry David Thoreau

12. Truths and roses have thorns about them.

Henry David Thoreau

13. The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.

Henry David Thoreau

14. Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.

Henry David Thoreau

15. The lawyer’s truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.

Henry David Thoreau

16. The squirrel that you kill in jest, dies in earnest.

Henry David Thoreau

17. Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.

Henry David Thoreau

18. It is what a man thinks of himself that really determines his fate.

Henry David Thoreau

19. To be awake is to be alive.

Henry David Thoreau

20. That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.

Henry David Thoreau

21. I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.

Henry David Thoreau

22. This world is but a canvas to our imagination.

Henry David Thoreau

23. What is once well done is done forever.

Henry David Thoreau

24. I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.

Henry David Thoreau

25. A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.

Henry David Thoreau

26. Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Henry David Thoreau

27. We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.

Henry David Thoreau

28. Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.

Henry David Thoreau

29. The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free.

Henry David Thoreau

30. Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.

Henry David Thoreau