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Biography - Henry David Thoreau:

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

Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.




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(French)



French
La richesse est la capacité de vivre pleinement la vie.




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Quotes for: life


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Quotes about life:


As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.
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Man arrives as a novice at each age of his life.
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A happy life, therefore, is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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Quotes for: wealth


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Quotes for: wealth


I am rich in the goods that I can do without.
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The wise man is rich
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If it be true that a man is rich who wants nothing, a wise man is a very rich man.
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Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.
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A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty.
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The greatest wealth is to live content with little.
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Quotes for: experience


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Quotes for: experience


Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.
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What experience and history teach is this — that people and governments never have learned anything from history, or acted on principles deduced from it.
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Wisdom is the daughter of experience.
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Experience is the name everyone gives to their mistakes.
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Experience is the teacher of all things.
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No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience.
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Quotes for: ability


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.
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Article VI – The law is the expression of the general will. All the citizens have the right of contributing personally or through their representatives to its formation. It must be the same for all, either that it protects, or that it punishes. All the citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all public dignities, places and employments, according to their capacity and without distinction other than that of their virtues and of their talents.
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We must develop and maintain the capacity to forgive. He who is devoid of the power to forgive is devoid of the power to love.
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It is better to trust in ability than in luck.
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Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
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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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