Other Stuff Quotes Henry David Thoreau Quote Posted on October 25, 2014January 6, 2016 by Thomas Slatin Happiness is like a butterfly; the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit softly on your shoulder… — Henry David ThoreauSharing Is Caring...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInRedditMorePrintEmailLike this:Like Loading...Post Navigation Previous PostThe Piano Next PostWriting Prompt Number 95 14 thoughts on “Henry David Thoreau Quote”That’s a beautiful analogy. I find happiness can be very unexpected as well.Loading...ReplyI like the quote. In our life, we always tend to find that happiness.Loading...ReplyIt’s really hard to find happiness. The more you seek for it, the more you get disappointed.Loading...ReplyI totally agree with that especially on the aspect of romantic love. The more I chase it the more it eludes me.Loading...ReplyWe might never know what the true meaning of happiness is, but it will sure happen to us. We should just wait.Loading...ReplyI agree yet I also disagree. In my eyes it simply means be natural. Do not force it but do not be lazy either.Loading...ReplyYou are right with this,the more we need a thing urgently,the more it elude us. I will have to focus on other things then and let nature run its course.Loading...ReplyA very true and insightful quote. I should pin this up on my room.Loading...ReplyWhat a beautiful quote. I can totally relate to this 🙂Loading...ReplyDo what you love and everything else will fall in place. I really like the quote.Loading...ReplyI had never thought of happiness in this light. It’s very interesting.Loading...ReplyThis is a simple principle that a lot of people fail to heed to. I believe that happiness is a state of mind.Loading...ReplyI’m so agreeing with this man..chasing happiness is not a wise decision..focussing on your passion and life will attract happinessLoading...ReplyI totally agree with Henry’s quote, the more you try to chase happiness the more it eludes. Just concentrate o living and happiness will ind you.Loading...ReplyLeave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *CommentName * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. ΔThis site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.