Henry David Thoreau

This collection of Henry David Thoreau quotes was created on 13 July 02014 and it was initialized with eight quotes. Thoreau was born on 12 July 01817. According to the Wikipedia, Thoreau was an "American author, poet, philosopher, polymath, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist."

The man who goes alone can start today: but he who travels
with another must wait till that other is ready.

-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) { more... } [life]

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life]

I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction
of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he
will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life/dream]

But old age is manlier; it has learned to live,
makes fewer apologies, like infancy.

-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life]

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it.
-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) { American author, naturalist, transcendentalist; more... } [life]

That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.
-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) { from the CRNano.Typepad.com blog; more... } [life]

A man is rich in proportion to the number
of things which he can afford to let alone.

-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life]

'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life]

Quoted Added After This Collection Was Created

Those who work much do not work hard.
-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life/work]

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life
are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the
elevation of mankind.

-- Henry David Thoreau (01817-01862) {American author; more...} [life]


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 13 July 2014
Last Modified: Tuesday, 10-Feb-2015 06:30:41 MST