- Quotes by Henry David Thoreau
You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. Fools stand on their island opportunities and look toward another land. There is no other land, there is no other life but this.
The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
City Life. Millions of people being lonesome together.
None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.
It is not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is: what are we busy about?