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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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Comme si l'on pouvait tuer le temps sans blesser l'éternité.”
Henry David Thoreau

German
Als ob man die Zeit totschlagen könnte, ohne die Ewigkeit zu verletzen.”
Henry David Thoreau




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




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Quotes about time:



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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
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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:


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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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Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.”
Albert Einstein
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Death is a commingling of eternity with time in the death of a good man, eternity is seen looking through time.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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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
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Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”
Henry David Thoreau
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