Henry David Thoreau

1817 - 1862

A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on exploring

Explore thyself. Herein are demanded the eye and the nerve.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on mind

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The eye may see for the hand, but not for the mind.

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on body

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The eye is the jewel of the body.

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on education and heaven

My eye is educated to discover anything on the ground, as chestnuts, etc. It is probably wholesomer to look at the ground much than at the heavens.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

Source: 24 October 1857, Journal X: 125

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on faith

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We must have infinite faith in each other. If we have not, we must never let it leak out that we have not.

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on faith and happiness

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

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on enemies, friendship, love, and war

Enemies publish themselves. They declare war. The friend never declares his love.

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on money

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Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it.

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on earth, life, mystery, and nature

Talk of mysteries! Think of our life in Nature - daily to be shown matter, To come in contact with it - rocks, trees, wind on our cheeks. The solid earth! . . .

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on education

What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.

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