Henry David Thoreau

1817 - 1862

A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on mind

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

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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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.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on belief, doubt, and faith

Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.

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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 day, efficiency, leisure, and work

The really efficient laborer will be found not to crowd his day with work, but will saunter to his task surrounded by a wide halo of ease and leisure.

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on direction, dreams, imagination, life, and success

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau

Of all ebriosity, who does not prefer to be intoxicated by the air he breathes?

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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