Wednesday December 15th 2010

Thought for the Day

“Rather than love,
than money,than fame,
give me truth.”

~ 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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