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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 finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau




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There is nothing softer and weaker than water,
And yet there is nothing better for attacking hard and strong things.”

Laozi

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Stones are hollowed out by the constant dropping of water.”
Publius Ovidius Naso




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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.”
Alan Watts
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Water is the driving force of all nature.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.”
Alan Watts - In My Own Way
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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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They muddy the water, to make it seem deep.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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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
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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
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