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Henry Thoreau

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"Any fool can make a rule." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (3 votes)
"As if you could kill time without injuring eternity." Time 4.8 avg (35 votes)
"Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes." Miscellaneous 4.5 avg (12 votes)
"Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new." Youth 4.4 avg (7 votes)
"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." Motivation & Goals 4.6 avg (15 votes)
"I went out to the country so i could examine the simple things in life." Miscellaneous 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment." Failure 4.8 avg (4 votes)
"In the long run, you only hit what you aim at." Risk 4.9 avg (13 votes)
"It is not what you look at, but what you see." Miscellaneous 4.3 avg (6 votes)
"Men are born to succeed, not fail." Failure, Success 3.9 avg (13 votes)
"Nature, even when she is scant and thin outwardly, satisfies us still by the assurance of a certain generosity at the roots." Nature 4.5 avg (2 votes)
"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Success 4.3 avg (15 votes)
"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." Life & Death, Money 5.0 avg (37 votes)
"There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root." Good & Evil 4.7 avg (30 votes)
"To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts; but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates." Philosophy, Wisdom 2.7 avg (3 votes)
"To be awake is to be alive." Sleep 4.7 avg (16 votes)
"We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success." Motivation & Goals, Success 4.4 avg (7 votes)


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