"A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Henry David Thoreau on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Henry David Thoreau on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Henry David Thoreau on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Henry David Thoreau on Abraham Lincoln
"None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm."
"I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude."
"I have never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude. We are for the most part more lonely when we go abroad among men than when we stay in our chambers. A man thinking or working is always alone, let him be where he will."
"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone."
"The man who goes alone can start today but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready."