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Henry David Thoreau

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An American author, development critic, transcendentalist, pacifist, and philosopher.. American author poet philosopher abolitionist naturalist tax resister development critic surveyor historian and leading transcendentalist


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Quote Left City life is millions of people being lonesome together. Quote Right
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Quote Left Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in. I drink at it; but while I drink, I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains. I would drink deeper; fish fill the sky, whose bottom is pebbly with stars. I cannot count one. I know not the first letter of the alphabet. I have always been regretting that I was not as wise as the day I was born. Quote Right
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Quote Left I say beware of all enterprises that require new clothes, and not rather a new wearer of clothes. Quote Right
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Quote Left My life more civil is and free Than any civil polity.... Quote Right
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Quote Left On being urged to make his peace with God. -"I did not know that we had ever quarreled." Quote Right
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