Henry David Thoreau Quotes.
The only obligation which I have a right to assume is to do at any time what I think right.
I cannot read a single word of the Hindoos without being elevated.
The rarest quality in an epitaph is truth.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things. They are but improved means to an unimproved end.
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also a prison.
In my afternoon walk I would fain forget all my morning occupations and my obligations to society.
All this worldly wisdom was once the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Some are reputed sick and some are not. It often happens that the sicker man is the nurse to the sounder.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
If you can speak what you will never hear, if you can write what you will never read, you have done rare things.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.