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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

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What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
Henry David Thoreau




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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.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
Mark Twain - Quotation of uncertain origin
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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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.”
Gautama Buddha
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Man needs difficulties they are necessary for health.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Health is the primary duty of life.”
Oscar Wilde - The Importance of Being Earnest
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Capital is reckless of the health or length of life of the laborer, unless under compulsion from society.”
Karl Marx
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Avoid lawsuits beyond all things they pervert your conscience, impair your health, and dissipate your property.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.”
Pablo Picasso
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.”
Eugene Delacroix
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It is never too late to give up our prejudices.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
Henry David Thoreau
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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.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Men have become the tools of their tools.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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