Henry David Thoreau may be the most quoted and least read of our American authors. Books are published each year containing a wide variety of his sayings. How can you pare them down to just a single double-sided page? Well, here's your answer. This PDF of 23 quotes includes some of his best and best-known observations about individualism, government, and nature. Any one of them can be a trigger for thought, essay writing, or class discussion. This handout can also serve as a quick introduction to Thoreau's main topics, if time prevents diving deeper into his work. Enjoy!