"If I knew for a certainty that a man was coming to my house with the conscious design of doing me good, I should run for my life."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Henry David Thoreau on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Henry David Thoreau on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Henry David Thoreau on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Henry David Thoreau on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Henry David Thoreau on Erma Bombeck
"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."