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Henry David Thoreau

Quote of Henry David Thoreau - It is an interesting question how...


Biography - Henry David Thoreau:

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

It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.




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Quotes for: question


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To be, or not to be, that is the question.
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The man who asks a question is a fool for a minute, the man who does not ask is a fool for life.
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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
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Charm is a way of getting the answer 'Yes' without asking a clear question.
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If you want a wise answer, ask a reasonable question.
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And wisdom in life is perhaps to ask for anything, why?
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Quotes for: Man


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Quotes about man, all human beings:


No man is weak by choice.
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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
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The greatness of man lies in his decision to be stronger than his condition.
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Man is the future of man.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
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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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