A man who does not need any introduction, Henry David Thoreau was an American poet, philosopher, naturalist, surveyor, historian, abolitionist and author. The book ‘Walden’ is a reflection of ideas of Henry David Thoreau. Henry was a man who preferred equality and justice in society and this is reflected in some of his works. The quotations of Henry David Thoreau, often reflects the importance of truth in life. Henry’s quotes motivate the younger generation towards following their heart and dreams.
"There Is No Remedy For Love But To Love More"
"I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude "
"That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest "
"You must not only aim right, but draw the bow with all your might."
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you've imagined"
"Things do not change we change"
Henry David Thoreau accomplishments not only includes the inspiration and motivation he has given to the younger generation of today, but he has also inspired personalities like Mahatma Gandhi, Leo Tolstoy and Martin Luther King Jr. to name a few. His works on literature and philosophy shows a blend of personal experience, natural observations and symbolic meaning.