Henry David Thoreau Quotes on life

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?.. view

By: Henry David Thoreau

Live the life you've dreamed... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

Our truest life is when we are in dreams awake... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

Live your life, do your work, then take your hat... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler.. view

By: Henry David Thoreau

I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

A broad margin of leisure is as beautiful in a man's life as in a book. Haste makes waste, no less in life than in housekeeping. Keep the time, observe the hours of the universe, not of the cars... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

I think that there is nothing, not even crime, more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself than this incessant business... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

There is always a present and extant life, be it better or worse, which all combine to uphold... view

By: Henry David Thoreau

There is no more fatal blunderer than he who consumes the greater part of his life getting his living... view

By: Henry David Thoreau