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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 A man is wise with the wisdom of his time only, and ignorant with its ignorance. Observe how the greatest minds yield in some degree to the superstitions of their age. Quote Right
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Quote Left I went to the woods because I wanted to live deliberately. I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life. To put to rout all that was not life, and not, when I had come to die, discover that I had not lived. Quote Right
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Quote Left God reigns when we take a liberal view, when a liberal view is presented to us. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is not every man who can be a Christian, even in a very moderate sense, whatever education you give him. It is a matter of constitution and... Quote Right
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Quote Left I left the woods for as good a reason as I went there. Perhaps it seemed to me that I had several more lives to live, and could not spare any ... Quote Right
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Book: Reflection on the Important Things