"Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind."
"The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"I do believe we're all connected. I do believe in positive energy. I do believe in the power of prayer. I do believe in putting good out into the world. And I believe in taking care of each other."Henry David Thoreau on Harvey Fierstein
"Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results."Henry David Thoreau on Willie Nelson
"Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will."Henry David Thoreau on Zig Ziglar
"If you're not making mistakes, then you're not doing anything. I'm positive that a doer makes mistakes."Henry David Thoreau on John Wooden
"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."