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Henry Thoreau

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"Any fool can make a rule." Miscellaneous 5.0 avg (3 votes)
"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." Life & Death, Money 5.0 avg (37 votes)
"In the long run, you only hit what you aim at." Risk 4.9 avg (13 votes)
"As if you could kill time without injuring eternity." Time 4.8 avg (35 votes)
"If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment." Failure 4.8 avg (4 votes)
"To be awake is to be alive." Sleep 4.7 avg (16 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)
"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)
"Beware of all enterprises that require new clothes." Miscellaneous 4.5 avg (12 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)
"Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new." Youth 4.4 avg (7 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)
"Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it." Success 4.3 avg (15 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)
"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)


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