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  Quotes of Henry Thoreau [39]


  1. A thoroughbred business man cannot enter heartily upon the business of life without first looking into his accounts.
  2. The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
  3. He enjoys true leisure who has time to improve his soul's estate.
  4. Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them all.
  5. Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
  6. Men are born to succeed, not fail.
  7. The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
  8. Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.
  9. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
  10. Men have become the tools of their tools.
  11. Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.
  12. If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right. Men will believe what they see.
  13. How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
  14. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
  15. To know that we know what we know, and that we do not know what we do not know, that is true knowledge.
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