My Favorite Quotes
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 Henry David Thoreau - “The meeting of two eternities, the past and future....is precisely the present moment.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “It's never too late to give up our prejudices.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “It is never too late to give up your prejudices”
 Henry David Thoreau - “There is a difference between eating and drinking for strength and for mere gluttony.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “I was never unusually squeamish I could sometimes eat a fried rat with a good relish, if it was necessary”
 Henry David Thoreau - “The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way”
 Henry David Thoreau - “Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid so far behind the speaker's lips that almost it already lay in my heart. It did not have far to go to be communicated.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “The setting sun is reflected from the windows of the alms-house as brightly as from the rich man's abode”
 Henry David Thoreau - “Wherever a man goes, men will pursue him and paw him with their dirty institutions, and, if they can, constrain him to belong to their desperate odd fellow society”
 Henry David Thoreau - “What the banker sighs for, the meanest clown may have, - leisure and a quiet mind”
 Henry David Thoreau - “With all your science can you tell how it is, and whence it is, that Light comes into the soul”
 Henry David Thoreau - “There are thousands hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “The ways by which you may get money almost without exception lead downward.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life... I wanted to live so sturdily and so Spartan-like as to put to rout all that was not life... to drive life into a corner to know it by experience and be able to give an account of it in my next excursion.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “Humility like the darkness, reveals the heavenly lights.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “In the long run you hit only what you aim at. Therefore, though you should fail immediately, you had better aim at something high.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “There are a thousand at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “Dreams are the touchtones of our characters.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “There is no remedy for love than to love more.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but religiously follows the new.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “Things do not change, we do.”
 Henry David Thoreau - “Each thought that is welcomed and recorded is a nest egg, by the side of which more will be laid”
 Henry David Thoreau - “While some men believe in the infinite, some ponds will be thought to be bottomless”

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