"Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Henry David Thoreau on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Henry David Thoreau on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Henry David Thoreau on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Henry David Thoreau on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Camus
"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."