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hunter560 发表于 2010-09-08 11:38 | | 星期三(Wednesday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(9)梭罗语录（之九）
91. Things do not change; we change.
92. There is no remedy for love but to love more.
93. The universe is wider than our views of it.
94. There is but one stage for the peasant and the actor.
95.'Tis healthy to be sick sometimes.
96. The only wealth is life.
97. When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
98. What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
99. You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.
100. While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them. It has created palaces, but it was not so easy to create noblemen and kings.
hunter560 发表于 2010-09-05 18:30 | | 星期日(Sunday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(8)梭罗语录（之八）
81. Truths and roses have thorns about them.
82. Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.
83. What is called genius is the abundance of life and health.
84. What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?
85. What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
86. We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.
87. We know but a few men, a great many coats and breeches.
88. This world is but a canvas to our imagination.
89. Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in.
90. Where there is an observatory and a telescope, we expect that any eyes will see new worlds at once.
hunter560 发表于 2010-09-02 19:59 | | 星期四(Thursday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(7)梭罗语录（之七）
71. The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
72. The heart is forever inexperienced.
73. The language of friendship is not words but meanings.
74. The law will never make a man free; it is men who have got to make the law free.
75. The lawyer's truth is not Truth, but consistency or a consistent expediency.
76. The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
77. The man who is dissatisfied with himself, what can he do?
78. The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.
79. The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.
80. The perception of beauty is a moral test.
hunter560 发表于 2010-08-31 12:01 | | 星期二(Tuesday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(6)梭罗语录（之六）
61. Live your beliefs and you can turn the world around.
62. Live your life, do your work, then take your hat.
63. Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.
64. Men have become the tools of their tools.
65. Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
66. Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.
67. Old deeds for old people, and new deeds for new.
68. Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify.
69. Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth.
70. Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
hunter560 发表于 2010-08-30 17:05 | | 星期一(Monday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(5)梭罗语录（之五）
51. Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
52. Is the babe young? When I behold it, it seems more venerable than the oldest man.
53. It is best to avoid the beginnings of evil.
54. It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
55. It is not enough to be busy. So are the ants. The question is: What are we busy about?
56. It is only when we forget all our learning that we begin to know.
57. It is too late to be studying Hebrew; it is more important to understand even the slang of to-day.
58. .It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
59. Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
60. Live the life you've dreamed.
hunter560 发表于 2010-08-22 13:47 | | 星期日(Sunday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(4)梭罗语录（之四）
41. I am sorry to think that you do not get a man's most effective criticism until you provoke him. Severe truth is expressed with some bitterness.
42. How can any man be weak who dares to be at all?
43. I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society.
44. I have a great deal of company in the house, especially in the morning when nobody calls.
45. I have always been regretting that I was not as wise as the day I was born.
46. I have been as sincere a worshipper of Aurora as the Greeks.
47. I have found that hollow, which even I had relied on for solid.
48. I love to be alone. I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
49. If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
50. I put a piece of paper under my pillow, and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.
hunter560 发表于 2010-08-20 16:02 | | 星期五(Friday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(3)梭罗语录（之三）
31.Books can only reveal us to ourselves, and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
32. Friends... they cherish one another's hopes. They are kind to one another's dreams.
33. Front yards are not made to walk in, but, at most, through, and you could go in the back way.
34. Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
35. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
36. Goodness is the only investment that never fails.
37. Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
38. I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.
39. How could youths better learn to live than by at once trying the experiment of living?
40. How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
hunter560 发表于 2010-08-10 08:50 | | 星期二(Tuesday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(2)梭罗语录（之二）
21. Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.
22. Do what nobody else can do for you. Omit to do anything else.
23. Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it, and gnaw it still.
24. Dreams are the touchstones of our character.
25. 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.
26. Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.
27. Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
28. Every people have gods to suit their circumstances.
29. Faith keeps many doubts in her pay. If I could not doubt, I should not believe.
30. Faith never makes a confession.
hunter560 发表于 2010-08-08 21:18 | | 星期日(Sunday)
Henry David Thoreau Quotes(1)梭罗语录（之一）
1. A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
2. A man's interest in a single bluebird is worth more than a complete but dry list of the fauna and flora of a town.
3. A truly good book teaches me better than to read it. I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint. What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
4. After the first blush of sin comes its indifference.
5. All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning.
6. An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
7. An unclean person is universally a slothful one.
8. Any fool can make a rule, and any fool will mind it.
9. As a single footstep will not make a path on the earth, so a single thought will not make a pathway in the mind. To make a deep physical path, we walk again and again. To make a deep mental path, we must think over and over the kind of thoughts we wish to dominate our lives.
10. As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
11. As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler; solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.
12. Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
13. Before printing was discovered, a century was equal to a thousand years.
14. Being is the great explainer.
15. Beware of all enterprises that require a new set of clothes.
16. Books are the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
17. Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty. The obedient must be slaves.
18. Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes.
19. Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends... Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts.
20. Do not hire a man who does your work for money, but him who does it for love of it.
hunter560 发表于 2010-01-10 16:11 | | 星期日(Sunday)
151. Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get—only with what you are expecting to give—which is everything. -–Katherine Hepburn
152. You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirits of love.
153. Action may not always bring happiness; but there is no happiness without action
154. Happiness comes only when we push our brains and hearts to the furthest reaches of which we are capable. –Leo C. Rosten
155. The grand essentials of happiness are: something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. –Allan K. Chalmers
156. All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.
–Orison Swett Marden
157. Friends are like windows through which you see out into the world and back into yourself…If you don’t have friends you see much less than you otherwise might.
158.The fox changes his skin but not his habits. –Suetonius
159.Liberal education frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.
–Robert Maynard Hutchins
160.Our real blessing often appear to us in the shapes of pain, losses and disappointments.
hunter560 发表于 2010-01-09 09:15 | | 星期六(Saturday)
116. Men never plan to be failures; they simply fail to plan to be successful.
117. Placing the blame is a bad habit, but taking the blame is a sure builder of character.
118. The old believe everything; the middle-aged suspect everything; the young know everything.
119. Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognize them.
120. We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start.
121. All of us di not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talent.
122. Getting something done is an accomplishment; getting something done right is an achievement.
123. Some men succeed because they are destined to, but most men because they are determined to.
124. The man who does things makes many mistakes, but he never makes the biggest mistakes of all—doing nothing.
125. You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.
126. We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.
127. Acting on a good idea is better than just having a good idea.
128. Success or failure is caused more by mental attitude than by mental capacity.
129. Only those who dare to fall greatly can ever achieve greatly.
130. The greatest right in the world is the right to be wrong.
131. The difference between failure and success is doing a thing nearly right and doing a thing
132. Wisdom is knowing what to do next, skill is knowing how to do it, and virtue is doing it.
133. What the human mind can conceive and believe, it can accomplish.
134. Age is a relative thing; you’re young as long as you have a relative who is older.
135. An intellectual is a man who takes more words than is necessary to tell more than he knows.
136. It is not rebellion itself which is noble but the demands it makes upon us.
137. Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
138. Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
139. Love begins when a person feels another person’s need to be as important as his own.
140. The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
hunter560 发表于 2010-01-08 09:30 | | 星期五(Friday)
81. If a man hasn’t discovered something that he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.
82. Most people seek what they do not possess and are thus enslaved by the very things they want to acquire.
83. If a man takes no thought about what is distant, he will find sorrow near at hand.
84. If we had no faults, we would not take so much pleasure in noting those of others.
85. Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
86. A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.
87. Great minds must be ready not only to take opportunities , but to make them.
88. If you want to get the best out of a man, you must look for the best that is in him.
89. Most people want to improve themselves, but no too many are willing to work at it.
90. The most rewarding things you do in life are often the ones that look like they cannot be done.
91. Self-trust is the first secret of success.
92. He who has a good friend needs no mirror.
93. It takes twenty years to make an overnight success.
94. It’s better to choose a good name than great riches.
95. What you do not want to yourself, do not do to others.
96. The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places.
97. It may be all right to be content with what you have; never with what you are.
98. A danger foreseen is half avoided.
100. Within you lies a power greater than what lies before you.
101. Shared joy is double joy, and shared sorrow is half-sorrow.
102. A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.
hunter560 发表于 2010-01-07 15:10 | | 星期四(Thursday)
44. Dry up your tears and have another try.
45. Nothing succeeds like success.
46. Many a little makes a nickel.
47. It’s never too late to mend.
48. You are as young as you feel.
49. While there is life, there is hope.
50. Kindness is the oil which takes the friction out of life.
51. A day of worry is more exhausting than a day of work.
52. The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.
53. A man is as old as he feels; a woman is as old as she looks.
54. Small opportunities are often the beginnings of great enterprise.
55. Most people are about as happy as they make up their mind to be.
56. Every problem contains within itself the seeds of its own solution.
57. Our duty as men is to proceed as if limits to our ability did not exist.
58. No inspiration is worthy until someone takes action to make it work.
59. If you want a place in the sun, you have to put up with a few blisters.
60. The greatness of art is not to find what is common but what is unique.
61. Nothing is impossible to a willing heart.
62. The only way to have a friend is to be a friend.
63. You cannot be anything if you want to be everything.
64. Reprove a friend in secret, but praise him before others.
65. An open ear is the only believable sign of an open heart.
66. For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.
hunter560 发表于 2010-01-06 20:56 | | 星期三(Wednesday)
1. Bad habits can be broken if you tackle them firmly.
2. Governing a large country is like frying a small fish.
3. Wonders are many, and nothing is more wonderful than man.
4. You are a lucky dog, always having the lucky star above you.
5. The impossible is often the untried.
6. What’s gone is gone.
7. Honesty is the best policy.
8. Pain is forgotten when gain follows.
9. Pride goes before a fall.
10. Books and friends should be few but good.
11. A fool and his money are soon parted.
12. What is done cannot be undone.
13. Words won’t kill, but worry will.
14. Friendship is like money, easier earned than deep.
15. It is certainly difficult to get a person who understands you. The difficulty may double when it comes to one you can take as a friend.
16. Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.
17. He who is afraid to ask is ashamed of learning.
18. None are so empty as those who are full of themselves.
19. The roots of education are bitter, but the fruit is sweet.
20. Amony my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
21. We love those who know the worst of us and don’t turn their faces away.
22. The man who makes no mistakes dies not usually make anything.
23. If you want the rainbow, you’ve got to put up with the rain.
24. Variety is the spice of life.
25. Life is a horse, and either you ride it or it rides you.
26. He that leaves a name behind him does not die.
27. Enjoying the joys of others and suffering with them—these are the best guides for man.
28. Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
29. Talk profoundly and sleep soundly.
30. The horizon of life is broadened chiefly by the enlargement of the heart.
31. Positive thinking is the ultimate triumph of mind over matter.