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Henry David Thoreau

Quote of Henry David Thoreau - A single gentle rain makes the...


Biography - Henry David Thoreau:

American essayist, poet and philosopher.
Born: 1817 - Died: 1862
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener. So our prospects brighten on the influx of better thoughts.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Une seule pluie légère et l'herbe reverdit. De même, nos perspectives s'éclairent sous l'influx de pensées meilleures.

German
Ein einziger, milder Regen macht das Gras um manche Schattierungen grüner. So hellt sich unsere Zukunftshoffnung durch den Einfluß besserer Gedanken auf.




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Quotes for: thought


Quotes

Quotes about thought:


Great thoughts come from the heart.





I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.





People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.





The thought of death betrays us, for it makes us forget to live.





Lucidity adds beauty to profound thoughts.





Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.











Quotes

Henry David Thoreau also said...


It is never too late to give up our prejudices.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.





It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.





It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.





Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.





The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.












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