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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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The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Henry David Thoreau




Translation  

Translation

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French
Le langage de l'amitié n'est pas fait de mots mais de sens.”
Henry David Thoreau

German
Die Sprache der Freundschaft besteht nicht aus Worten, sondern aus Bedeutungen.”
Henry David Thoreau




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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”
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The meaning of a word is its use in the language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein - Philosophical Investigations




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It is not so much our friends' help that helps us, as the confidence of their help.”
Epicurus
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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If you press me to say why I loved him, I can say no more than because he was he, and I was I.”
Michel de Montaigne - Essays
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Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil.”
Baltasar Gracian
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Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.”
Aristotle
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It is the fool's misfortune to fail in obtaining the position, the employment, the neighbourhood, and the circle of friends that suit him.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom
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One word and all is saved
One word and all is lost.”

André Breton - Le revolver à cheveux blancs
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Whatever we well understand we express clearly, and words flow with ease.”
Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux - L'Art poétique
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The word flies and cannot be recalled.”
Quintus Horatius Flaccus - Epistles
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Where words fail, music speaks.”
Hans Christian Andersen
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Words make love.”
André Breton
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Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Quotes for: Language

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Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Language serves not only to express thoughts, but to make possible thoughts which could not exist without it.”
Bertrand Russell - Human Knowledge: Its Scope and Limits
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Language is the house of the truth of Being.”
Martin Heidegger
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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;”
Ferdinand de Saussure - Course in General Linguistics
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An entire mythology is stored within our language.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein
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Henry David Thoreau also said...


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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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