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Henry David Thoreau

Quote of Henry David Thoreau - Things do not change we change....


Biography - Henry David Thoreau:

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


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French
Les choses ne changent pas. C'est nous qui changeons.

German
Die Dinge ändern sich nicht – wir ändern uns.




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Quotes for: change


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Quotes about change:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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Change alone is the constant.
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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Quotes for: thing


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Quotes about thing:


He is fortunate who had been able to learn the causes of things.
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There are certain things that we hide in order to reveal them.
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.
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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them.
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It is valid to conclude from actuality to possibility, but not from possibility to actuality.
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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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Henry David Thoreau also said...


It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
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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.
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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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Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.
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