Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau Quotes

Velvet cushion

Velvet cushion

I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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The branches of evil

The branches of evil

There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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"Men have become the tools of their tools." ~ Henry David Thoreau

Men have become the tools of their tools

"Men have become the tools of their tools." ~ Henry David Thoreau

“Men have become the tools of their tools.”

~ Henry David Thoreau

“One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

One must maintain a little bittle of summer

“One must maintain a little bittle of summer, even in the middle of winter.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

“One must maintain a little bittle of summer,
even in the middle of winter.”

~ Henry David Thoreau

"Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in." ~ Henry David Thoreau

Time is but the stream

"Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in." ~ Henry David Thoreau

“Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.”

~ Henry David Thoreau