Quotations by Author

Henry David Thoreau

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.

The language of friendship is not words, but meanings. It is an intelligence about language.

It takes two to speak the truth one to speak, and another to hear.

It is usually the imagination that is wounded first, rather than the heart; it being much more sensitive.

Men have become the tools of their tools.

Thaw with her gentle persuasion is more powerful than Thor with his hammer. The one melts, the other breaks into pieces.