Quotes by Henry David Thoreau

Philosopher, writer and poet, born saturday july 12, 1817 in Concord, Massachusetts (United States), died tuesday may 6, 1862 in Concord, Massachusetts (United States)

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Henry David Thoreau
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