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Henry David Thoreau

Quote of Henry David Thoreau - None are so old as those...


Biography - Henry David Thoreau:

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

None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.




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Quotes for: enthusiasm


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Quotes about enthusiasm:


Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm.





Opposition embitters the enthusiast but never converts him.





Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.





I prefer the folly of enthusiasm to the indifference of wisdom.





Whenever the true objects of action appear, they are to be heartily sought. Enthusiasm is the height of man; it is the passing from the human to the divine.







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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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