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  Quotes of Henry Thoreau [39]

  1. Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
  2. Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something.
  3. What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
  4. Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
  5. Everything beautiful impresses us as sufficient to itself.
  6. A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book.
  7. One may almost doubt if the wisest man has learnt anything of absolute value by living.
  8. Things do not change; we change.
  9. Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
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