Incredible Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Henry David Thoreau was Born on July 12, 1817. Henry David Thoreau was an American poet, philosopher, naturalist, surveyor, and famous historian. Below we have the collection of incredible Henry David Thoreau Quotes. These will definitely inspire and motivate you to work hard and never stop achieving your dreams. Must read these Henry David Thoreau Quotes & Share. Motivational Quotes For 2018

Incredible Henry David Thoreau Quotes:

“Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.”—Henry David Thoreau

“There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.”—Henry David Thoreau

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”—Henry David Thoreau

“It is better to have your head in the clouds, and know where you are… than to breathe the clearer atmosphere below them, and think that you are in paradise.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”—Henry David Thoreau

“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.”—Henry David Thoreau

“It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?”—Henry David Thoreau Quotes

“Truths and roses have thorns about them.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence.”—Henry David Thoreau

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“Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.”—Henry David Thoreau

“True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.”—Henry David Thoreau

“The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.”—Henry David Thoreau

“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”—Henry David Thoreau

“The language of friendship is not words but meanings.”—Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.”—Henry David Thoreau

“This world is but a canvas to our imagination.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Friends… they cherish one another’s hoped. They are kind to one another’s dreams.”—Henry David Thoreau

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“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.”—Henry David Thoreau

“What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”—Henry David Thoreau

“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.”—Henry David Thoreau

“If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”—Henry David Thoreau

“There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.”—Henry David Thoreau

“If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.”—Henry David Thoreau

“The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?.”—Henry David Thoreau

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“Our life is frittered away by detail… simplify, simplify.”—Henry David Thoreau

“The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.”—Henry David Thoreau

“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Make the most of your regrets; never smother your sorrow, but tend and cherish it till it comes to have a separate and integral interest. To regret deeply is to live afresh.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”—Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

“Live the life you’ve dreamed.”—Henry David Thoreau

“A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.”—Henry David Thoreau

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.”—Henry David Thoreau

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“Things do not change; we change.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.”—Henry David Thoreau

“We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Our moments of inspiration are not lost though we have no particular poem to show for them; for those experiences have left an indelible impression, and we are ever and anon reminded of them.”—Henry David Thoreau

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”—Henry David Thoreau

“It is not desirable to cultivate a respect for the law, so much as for the right.”—Henry David Thoreau

“It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.”—Henry David Thoreau

“Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed… Convince me that you have a seed there, and I am prepared to expect wonders.”—Henry David Thoreau

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