» Add Quotes to Your Site - Quote Generatoradd quote of the day, random quotes or by topic (e.g. funny quotes) Quote DB :: Authors :: Henry Thoreau :: View Quote View Quote "Any fool can make a rule." - Copy to Clipboard -- Henry Thoreau Listed in: Miscellaneous Add Quote To Your Quote List Rating: 5 Rate Quote 3 votes submitted Your Name: Friend's Email: Top 5 quotes from Henry Thoreau "The price of anything is the amount of life you exchange for it." "In the long run, you only hit what you aim at." "As if you could kill time without injuring eternity." "If we will be quiet and ready enough, we shall find compensation in every disappointment." "To be awake is to be alive." Top 5 quotes from Miscellaneous "Man still bears in his bodily frame the indelible stamp of his lowly origin." "As for a future life, every man must judge for himself between conflicting vague probabilities." "Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt." "There is something going on in time and space, and beyond time and space, which, whether we like it or not, spells duty." "The destiny of man is not measured by material computation. When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits--not animals."