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Henry David Thoreau

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Comprehensive information about Henry David Thoreau including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. An American author, development critic, transcendentalist, pacifist, and philosopher.. American author poet philosopher abolitionist naturalist tax resister development critic surveyor historian and leading transcendentalist This educational Henry David Thoreau resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Books must be read as deliberately and reservedly as they were written. Quote Right
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Quote Left Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board. Quote Right
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Quote Left To live a better life,—this surely can be done. Quote Right
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Quote Left It takes two to speak truth -- one to speak, and another to hear. Quote Right
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Quote Left Our life is frittered away by detail... simplify, simplify. Quote Right
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