Henry David Thoreau
There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at its root.
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Henry David Thoreau Quotes
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.
The world is but a canvas to the imagination.
There is no rule more invariable than that we are paid for our suspicions by finding what we suspect.
All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy.
To reget deeply is to live afresh.
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
The man for whom law exists -- the man of forms, the Conservative, is a tame man.
All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy we reason from our hands to our head.
If voting changed anything, they'd make it illegal.
I get mad. I get sad. I have all those emotions. But I just like to keep them to myself. I don't think my fans need to be bothered with if I'm mad or sad about something. I should just be concerned that they are keeping up with my music or I'm making them happy with my show.
I'm not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing.
Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.
Fear cannot be without hope nor hope without fear.
For most of my life I let women do the driving and was happy to let them.
But friendship is precious, not only in the shade, but in the sunshine of life, and thanks to a benevolent arrangement the greater part of life is sunshine.
Great men are not born, they are made, Your greatness lies in your ability to make a step further than you think you can.