Famous Henry David Thoreau Quotes

  • We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success. – Henry David Thoreau

    We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.– Henry David Thoreau

  • If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. – Henry David Thoreau

    If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.– Henry David Thoreau

  • Every path but your own is the path of fate. Keep on your own track, then. – Henry David Thoreau

    Every path but your own is the path of fate. Keep on your own track, then.– Henry David Thoreau

  • The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed – Henry David Thoreau

    The boy gathers materials for a temple, and then when he is thirty, concludes to build a woodshed– Henry David Thoreau

  • If we would aim at perfection in any thing, simplicity must not be overlooked. – Henry David Thoreau

    If we would aim at perfection in any thing, simplicity must not be overlooked.– Henry David Thoreau

  • Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk. – Henry David Thoreau

    Some circumstantial evidence is very strong, as when you find a trout in the milk.– Henry David Thoreau

  • Man is an animal who more than any other can adapt himself to all climates and circumstances. – Henry David Thoreau

    Man is an animal who more than any other can adapt himself to all climates and circumstances.– Henry David Thoreau

  • To enjoy a thing exclusively is commonly to exlcude yourself from the true enjoyment of it. – Henry David Thoreau

    To enjoy a thing exclusively is commonly to exlcude yourself from the true enjoyment of it.– Henry David Thoreau

  • An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day. – Henry David Thoreau

    An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.– Henry David Thoreau

  • The true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it. – Henry David Thoreau

    The true price of anything you do is the amount of time you exchange for it.– Henry David Thoreau