"Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."Henry David Thoreau on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"Henry David Thoreau on Sun Tzu
"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."