Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “If a man does not”

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. – Henry David Thoreau

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “The preachers and lecturers deal”

The preachers and lecturers deal with men of straw, as they are men of straw themselves. Why, a free-spoken man, of sound lungs, cannot draw a long breath without causing your rotten institutions to come toppling down by the vacuum he makes. Your church is a baby-house made of blocks, and so of the state….The […]

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “The question is not what”

The question is not what you look at, but what you see. – Henry David Thoreau

Quote by henry david thoreau : “Things do not change we”

Things do not change; we change. – henry david thoreau

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “Books are the treasured wealth”

Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations. Books, the oldest and the best, stand naturally and rightfully on the shelves of every cottage. They have no cause of their own to plead, but while they enlighten and sustain the reader his common sense will not refuse […]

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “My desire for knowledge is”

My desire for knowledge is intermittent; but my desire to bathe my head in atmospheres unknown to my feet is perennial and constant. – Henry David Thoreau

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “Those things for which the”

Those things for which the most money is demanded are never the things which the student most wants. Tuition, for instance, is an important item in the term bill, while for the far more valuable education which he gets by associating with the most cultivated of his contemporaries no charge is made. – Henry David […]

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “If I knew for a”

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. – Henry David Thoreau

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “Do not seek so anxiously”

Do not seek so anxiously to be developed, to subject yourself to many influences to be played on; it is all dissipation. Humility like darkness reveals the heavenly lights. – Henry David Thoreau

Quote by Henry David Thoreau : “The language of Friendship is”

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings. – Henry David Thoreau