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A man cannot be said to succeed in this life who does not satisfy one friend.
Friends and Friendship
Henry David Thoreau

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A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
Wealth
Henry David Thoreau

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A man sits as many risks as he runs.
Risk
Henry David Thoreau

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A man thinks as well through his legs and arms as this brain.
Thoughts and Thinking
Henry David Thoreau

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After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
Sin
Henry David Thoreau

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Aim above morality. Be not simply good, be good for something.
Advice
Henry David Thoreau

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All good things are cheap: all bad are very dear.
Worth
Henry David Thoreau

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Almost any man knows how to earn money, but not one in a million knows how to spend it.
Money
Henry David Thoreau

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Any fool can make a rule, and every fool will mind it.
Rules
Henry David Thoreau

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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Time and Time Management
Henry David Thoreau

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Associate reverently, as much as you can, with your loftiest thoughts.
Thoughts and Thinking
Henry David Thoreau

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Be not simply good; be good for something.
Purpose
Henry David Thoreau

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Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Honesty
Henry David Thoreau

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Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.
Behavior
Henry David Thoreau

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Being is the great explainer.
Existence
Henry David Thoreau

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Between whom there is hearty truth, there is love.
Truth
Henry David Thoreau

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Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
Caution
Henry David Thoreau

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Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written.
Books - Reading
Henry David Thoreau

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But lo! men have become the tools of their tools.
Tools
Henry David Thoreau

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City life is millions of people being lonesome together.
Cities and City Life
Henry David Thoreau

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Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
Liberty
Henry David Thoreau

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Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
Distrust
Henry David Thoreau

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Do what you love. Know you own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.
Passion
Henry David Thoreau

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Don't be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life so.
Morality
Henry David Thoreau

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Each thought that is welcomed and recorded is a nest egg by the side of which more will be laid.
Thoughts and Thinking
Henry David Thoreau

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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