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Quotes by Author - Henry David Thoreau

 

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We make ourselves rich by making our want few.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q41

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The greatest tragedy in life is to spent it fishing only to discover that is wasn't fish you were after.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q585

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None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q781

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This world is but a canvas to our imagination.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q1041

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Thought is the sculptor who can create the person you want to be.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q1118

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The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q1171

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I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q1177

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Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q1256

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Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q1283

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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.

by: Henry David Thoreau
Quote id: Q1346

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