There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. 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 Good & Evil
"It's better to be good than evil, but one achieves goodness at a terrific cost."
"When bad men combine, the good must associate; else they will fall one by one, an unpitied sacrifice in a contemptible struggle."
"All that is required for evil to prevail is for good men to do nothing."
"The price good men pay for indifference to public affairs is to be ruled by evil men."
"The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing."