"I have thought there was some advantage even in death, by which we mingle with the herd of common men."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Henry David Thoreau on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Henry David Thoreau on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Henry David Thoreau on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Henry David Thoreau on Helen Keller
"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."