Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 – May 6, 1862) was an American naturalist, essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an...
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Men have become the tools of their tools.
The heart is forever inexperienced.
Christians believe if you love God you go to heaven. If you don't go to heaven, you go to hell. So, if you don't love God, you go to hell. God created everything, including heaven and hell. So he created a torture chamber, in case you don't love him back.
—Oliver Markus Malloy in Inside The Mind of an Introvert
Love is all fire; and so heaven and hell are the same place.