"To a philosopher all news, as it is called, is gossip, and they who edit and read it are old women over their tea."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."Henry David Thoreau on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."Henry David Thoreau on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."Henry David Thoreau on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."Henry David Thoreau on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."Henry David Thoreau on John Lennon
"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."