author: henry david thoreau

  • I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn. – Henry David Thoreau

  • The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it. – Henry David Thoreau

  • Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it. – Henry David Thoreau

  • What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals. – Henry David Thoreau