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Henry David Thoreau

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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

What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.




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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 a novice at every age of 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: health


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Quotes about health:


I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.
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Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.
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Healthy is who can't recall.
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Health is the primary duty of life.
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Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.
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Quotes for: genius


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Quotes for: genius


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.
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Good sense and genius beget esteem and regard: Wit and humour excite love and affection.
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Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.
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In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.
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The first and last thing required of genius is love of truth.
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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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