Quotes by Henry David Thoreau

A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it than by the woods and swamps that surround it.
– Henry David Thoreau

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Things do not change; we change.
– Henry David Thoreau

I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
– Henry David Thoreau

Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
– Henry David Thoreau

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The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.
– Henry David Thoreau

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We are born as innocents. We are polluted by advice.
– Henry David Thoreau

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Our life is frittered away by detail…simplify, simplify, simplify!
– Henry David Thoreau

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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.
– Henry David Thoreau

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Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
– Henry David Thoreau

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You cannot dream yourself into a character: you must hammer and forge yourself into one.
– Henry David Thoreau

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