All good things are wild and free.

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.

Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.

A lawyer's truth is not Truth. It is consistency, or consistent expediency.

As yesterday and the historical ages are past, as the work of today is present, so some flitting perspectives and demi-experiences of the life that is in nature are in time veritably future, or rather outside to time, perennial, young, divine, in the wind and rain which never die.

How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.

Life in us is like the water in a river.

Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.

As I love nature, as I love singing birds...I love thee, my friend.

I occasionally observed that he was thinking for himself and expressing his own opinion - a phenomenon so rare that I would walk any day ten miles to observe it.

If a man doesn't keep pace with his companions, perhaps it's because he hears a different drummer.

The spruce and cedar on its shores, hung with gray lichens, looked at a distance like the ghosts of trees. Ducks were sailing here and there on its surface, and a solitary loon, like a more living wave, — a vital spot on the lake's surface, — laughed and frolicked, and showed its straight leg, for our amusement.

As long as I have the friendship of the sesasons life will never be a burden to me.

The universe constantly and obediently answers to our conceptions; whether we travel fast or slow, the track is laid for us. Let us spend our lives in conceiving then.

Two sturdy oaks I mean, which side by side, Withstand the winter's storm, And spite of wind and tide, Grow up the meadow's pride, For both are strong Above they barely touch, but undermined Down to their deepest source, Admiring you shall find Their roots are intertwined Insep'rably.