141 Kata Bijak Dari Henry David Thoreau
Men have a respect for scholarship and learning greatly out of proportion to the use they commonly serve.
It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
Generally speaking a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
It is usually the imagination that is wounded first rather than the heart it being much more sensitive.
It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.
What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
There is no value in life except what you choose to place upon it and no happiness in any place except what you bring to it yourself.
We know but a few men a great many coats and breeches.
I have a great deal of company in the house especially in the morning when nobody calls.
Being is the great explainer.
Great men unknown to their generation have their fame among the great who have preceded them and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.
Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
Under a government which imprisons any unjustly the true place for a just man is also a prison.
How does it become a man to behave towards the American government today? I answer that he cannot without disgrace be associated with it.
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another then I say break the law.
There is more of good nature than of good sense at the bottom of most marriages.
I'm a sci-fi girl. If I can have anything in life I'd want tons of great science-fiction movies and stories. It's so progressive beautiful and imaginative.