Henry David Thoreau: 12 quotes on his birthday

Here are 12 quotes to mark the birthday of American poet, author, naturalist, philosopher, and abolitionist Henry David Thoreau.

3. Dreaming


“I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”

Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

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