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Henry David Thoreau Quotes

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A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
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True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
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Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
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In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
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Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.
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Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
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How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?
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Things do not change; we change.
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There never was and is not likely soon to be a nation of philosophers, nor am I certain it is desirable that there should be.
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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.
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There is no remedy for love but to love more.
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It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.
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I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
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A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry list of the fauna and flora of a town.
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Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.
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The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence above language.
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There is one consolation in being sick; and that is the possibility that you may recover to a better state than you were ever in before.
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There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all combine to uphold.
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Some are reputed sick and some are not. It often happens that the sicker man is the nurse to the sounder.
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Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves.
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I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
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Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
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Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
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What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?
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All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning.
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