"I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Henry David Thoreau on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Henry David Thoreau on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Henry David Thoreau on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Henry David Thoreau on Winston Churchill
"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."