Quotes of Henry David Thoreau


I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.

- Henry David Thoreau

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“ If a man has his eyes bound, you can encourage him as much as you like to stare through the bandage, but he'll never see anything. ”

- Franz Kafka

“ Ignorance reveals our humanity, love announces our divinity. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return. ”

- Roy T. Bennett

“ Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ Goodness is the only investment that never fails. ”

- Henry David Thoreau

“ Love rules over the past, over the present, over the future, and over eternity. Love rules over all. ”

- Matshona Dhliwayo

“ Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Oh the Saint I would be if never I have erred. It is easy to see the faults in another, While forgetting ever that we have also stumbled. ”

- Gillian Duce

“ Deep inside my soul there is a locked room, known to no one. It's dark so I don't go in there willingly, but when I did it last night, you were the dangling light bulb from the ceiling and it wasn't scary anymore. ”

- Ismaaciil C. Ubax

“ The decisionmaking process is in constant conflict with our ability to think and resolve. We may reason, which can be faulty and contrived; we may feel passion which can distort and manipulate the ability to reflect; our conscience, however, can never be distorted to suit our desires. ”

- RJ Intindola

“ Love is like a fart – if you have to force it it’s probably crap. ”

- Unknown

“ Neither seek nor avoid, take what comes. ”

- Swami Vivekananda

“ A man could tell a lot about another man’s station in life by his footwear. Or a woman’s. ”

- Leanne W. Smith

“ Some girls are full of heartache and poetry and those are the kind of girls who try to save wolves instead of running away from them. ”

- Nikita Gill

“ Treat your relationship as if you are growing the most beautiful sacred flower. Keep watering it, tend to the roots, and always make sure the petals are full of color and are never curling. Once you neglect your plant, it will die, as will your relationship. ”

- Suzy Kassem

“ We are told that people stay in love because of chemistry, or because they remain intrigued with each other, because of many kindnesses, because of luck. But part of it has got to be forgiveness and gratefulness. ”

- Ellen Goodman

“ Soccer forces life to move on. There’s always a new match. A new season. There’s always a dream that everything can get better. It’s a game of wonders. ”

- Fredrik Backman

“ Most of the time u hate people because of the stories you've created in your head about them, not because you've heard or see them do anything bad. Guard your thoughts. ”

- Innantia H Magcanya

“ You are essentially who you create yourself to be and all that occurs in your life is the result of your own making. ”

- Stephen Richards

“ Love talked about is easily turned aside, but love demonstrated is irresistible. ”

- Stan Mooneyham

“ When we fall down, we get a chance to build strong roots to stand with more rigidity. ”

- Jitendra Dubey

“ Embrace being perfectly imperfect. Learn from your mistakes and forgive yourself, you’ll be happier. ”

- Roy Bennett

“ Judging is the cause that creates the effect of choosing. ”

- Joey Lawsin

“ Waking up is not a selfish pursuit of happiness, it is a revolutionary stance, from the inside out, for the benefit of all beings in existence. ”

- Noah Levine