Henry David Thoreau


Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (Concord, Massachusetts, July 12, 1817 - May 6, 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. A leading transcendentalist, Thoreau is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.

Tuesday Oct 1, 2019

Henry David Thoreau: You must live in the present

You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment.

Friday Aug 24, 2018

Henry David Thoreau: In the direction of your dreams

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Thursday Oct 27, 2016

Henry David Thoreau: Friends at a distance

Nothing makes the earth seem so spacious as to have friends at a distance; they make the latitudes and longitudes.

Friday Aug 19, 2016

Henry David Thoreau: Never look back

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.

Wednesday Jan 6, 2016

Henry David Thoreau: What you get and what you become

What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.