World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Henry David Thoreau Quotes
177 Famous Quotes by Henry David Thoreau
7/12/1817 - 5/6/1862
Also Known As:  
Henry Thoreau     Thoreau     Thoreau, Henry David
Professions:  
Information:  
About Henry David Thoreau

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.

Actors and acting Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

The most I can do for my friend is simply to be his friend. I have no wealth to bestow on him. If he knows that I am happy in loving him, he will want no other reward. Is not friendship divine in this?

Cute Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

When it's time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.

Discovery Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Fire is the most tolerable third party

Fire Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.

Foolishness Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.

Government Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of the arts.

Quality Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.

Wealth Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

What's the use of a fine house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?

World Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.

Worry Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
2 votes

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.

Leisure Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping.

Waste Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

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

Travel Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.

Belief Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
4 votes

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all

Books Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.

Cheating Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
5 votes

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.

Enthusiasm Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.

Generations Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.

Time Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
3 votes

Water is the only drink for a wise man.

Water Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
10 votes

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.

Dreams Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
4 votes

There is no remedy for love but to love more.

Love Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
3 votes

Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.

Honesty Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
12 votes

However mean your life is, meet it and live it; do not shun it and call it hard names. It is not so bad as you are. It looks poorest when you are the richest.

Names Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
2 votes

In the long run, we only hit what we aim at.

Opportunity Quotes, by Henry David Thoreau

4 out of 5 stars
1 votes