To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts; but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates. by Henry Thoreau
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Top 5 quotes from Henry Thoreau
"Any fool can make a rule."
"The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it."
"In the long run, you only hit what you aim at."
"As if you could kill time without injuring eternity."
"If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment."
Top 5 quotes from Philosophy, Wisdom
"That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history."
"Common-sense in an uncommon degree is what the world calls wisdom."
"The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing."
"We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future."
"A wise man gets more use from his enemies than a fool from his friends."