Henry David Thoreau

1817 - 1862

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.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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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! . . .

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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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.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on direction, learning, mathematics, philosophy, and sympathy

We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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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 on borrowing, danger, evil, fate, horses, life, and trouble

I saw a delicate flower had grown up two feet high between the horses' feet and the wheel trach. An inch more to the right or left had sealed its fate, or an inch higher. Yet it lived and flourished, and never knew the danger it incurred. It did not borrow trouble, nor invite an evil fate by apprehending it.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on character and dreams

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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A Quote by Henry David Thoreau on dreams and life

Our truest life is when we are in our dreams awake.

Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)

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