Quotes by Henry David Thoreau

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If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.
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As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
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Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
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He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.
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Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
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So our human life but dies down to its root, and still puts forth its green blade to eternity.
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Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.
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A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must lay it down and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading I must finish by acting.
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Silence is the universal refuge, the sequel to all dull discourses and all foolish acts, a balm to our every chagrin, as welcome after satiety as after disappointment.
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Me thinks that the moment my legs begin to move, my thoughts begin to flow.
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