"This world is but a canvas to our imagination."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Henry David Thoreau on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Henry David Thoreau on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Henry David Thoreau on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Henry David Thoreau on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Henry David Thoreau on Oscar Wilde
"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."