Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

Quotes and Inspiration

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“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”
“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”
“I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better.”
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
“You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island of opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land; there is no other life but this.”
“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”
“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined.”
“Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.”
“Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.”
“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”
“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.”
“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”

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