"To have done anything just for money is to have been truly idle."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Henry David Thoreau on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Henry David Thoreau on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Henry David Thoreau on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Henry David Thoreau on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Henry David Thoreau on Mark Twain
"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."