"Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve."
"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."Henry David Thoreau on Maya Angelou
"Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools."Henry David Thoreau on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever."Henry David Thoreau on Mahatma Gandhi
"Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don't wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it's at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored."Henry David Thoreau on Earl Nightingale
"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."