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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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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods



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Note




Source: Walden; or, Life in the Woods

Wikisource - Writings of Henry David Thoreau (en)




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Comme si l'on pouvait tuer le temps sans blesser l'éternité.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden ou la Vie dans les bois

German
Als ob man die Zeit totschlagen könnte, ohne die Ewigkeit zu verletzen.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden oder Leben in den Wäldern




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Time, that moving image of an immovable eternity.”
Jean-Baptiste Rousseau




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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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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Time is a great master; it regulates things well.”
Pierre Corneille - Sertorius
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Those who make the worst use of their time are the first to complain of its brevity.”
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères
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What then is time? If no one asks me, I know what it is. If I wish to explain it to him who asks, I do not know.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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It takes a long time to become young.”
Pablo Picasso
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Quotes about eternity:



Quotes for: eternity

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It is found again.
What? Eternity.
It is the sea
Gone with the sun.”

Arthur Rimbaud
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Be humanity evermore our goal.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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If life is ephemeral, the fact of having lived a life which is ephemeral is an eternal fact.”
Vladimir Jankélévitch - La Mort
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Eternity is like a wheel, which has neither beginning nor end.”
Hildegard of Bingen
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Each day, in itself, brings with it an eternity.”
Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist
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Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.”
Albert Einstein
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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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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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Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”
Henry David Thoreau - A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers
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