Thoreau Henry QUOTES

  • Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.

  • The question is not what you look at, but what you see.

  • Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify.

  • Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”

  • I was not born to be forced. I will breathe after my own fashion. Let us see who is the strongest.

  • Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.

  • Things do not change; we change.

  • Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.

  • 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.

  • If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

  • What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.

  • Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.

  • An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.

  • Η καλοσύνη είναι η μόνη επένδυση που δεν αποτυχαίνει ποτέ.

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