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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

This world is but a canvas to our imagination.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Ce monde n'est rien d'autre qu'une toile pour notre imagination.

German
Die Welt ist nichts als eine Leinwand für unsere Vorstellungskraft.




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Quotes for: world


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Quotes about the world:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.
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We admire the world through what we love.
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
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Quotes for: imagination


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Quotes for: imagination


Imagination is more important than knowledge.
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Man, too, has wings, he has imagination.
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Nothing is more fearful than imagination without taste.
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Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?
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Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
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All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
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Henry David Thoreau also said...


It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
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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.
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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.
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Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.
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