Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

Quotes and Inspiration

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“I cannot make my days longer so I strive to make them better.”
“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.”
“Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake.”
“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.”
“Dreams are the touchstones of our characters.”
“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined.”
“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.”
“If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment.”
“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.”
“Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.”
“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”
“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.”

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