Friday May 20th 2011

Thought for the Day

“Why should we live with such hurry and waste of life?
We are determined to be starved before we are hungry.”

~ Henry David Thoreau
(1817-1862)



*Henry David Thoreau

Born: July 12, 1817 Concord, Massachusetts
Died: May 6, 1862 (aged 44) Concord, Massachusetts

An American author, poet, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, philosopher, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay, Civil Disobedience, an argument for individual resistance to civil government in moral opposition to an unjust state.

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