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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

The language of friendship is not words but meanings.



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Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Le langage de l'amitié n'est pas fait de mots mais de sens.

German
Die Sprache der Freundschaft besteht nicht aus Worten, sondern aus Bedeutungen.




See also 

See also...



Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

The meaning of a word is its use in the language.




Quotes for: friendship


Quotes

Quotes about friendship:


Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.





It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.





If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.





Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.





Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.





It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.











Quotes for: word


Quotes

Quotes for: word


One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost.






The word flies and cannot be recalled.





Where words fail, music speaks.





Words make love.





What's in a name? that which we call a rose
By any other name would smell as sweet;






Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.











Quotes for: Language


Quotes

Quotes for: Language


Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our mind by means of our language.





The language of truth is simple.





Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.





Language is a source of misunderstanding.





Language is the house of the truth of Being.





Language can also be compared with a sheet of paper: thought is the front and the sound the back; one cannot cut the front with out cutting the back at the same time; likewise in language, one can neither divide sound from thought nor thought from sound;











Quotes

Henry David Thoreau also said...


It is never too late to give up our prejudices.





Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.





It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.





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.





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.





Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.












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