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I Went to The Woods

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.

-Henry David Thoreau


Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
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Why People Remember Me

Concord Academy

Founded a private school for children with my brother that advocated a more progressive education, allowing students to go on nature walks, venture into town to explore different businesses, and perhaps even whore houses, and, most importantly, ended the tyranny of the paddle. 217 more words

Famous Résumés

Fishing by moonlight (Walden 124)

“In warm evenings I frequently sat in the boat playing the flute, and saw the perch, which I seem to have charmed, hovering around me, and the moon travelling over the ribbed bottom, which was strewed with the wrecks of the forest.” — Henry David Thoreau, from “The Ponds,” … 399 more words


Rain Doesn't Scare Us Away

Last Saturday, Residence Life took several Resident Assistants to Walden Pond. It was a historic and literary adventure.

Under the Massachusetts’ Parks site, Walden Pond State Reservation was made because of Henry David Thoreau. 141 more words

Association Of Bentley Activities

Thought for today october 21st 2014

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

Photography Credit


Leszek Paradowski


All to myself...

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”

Henry David Thoreau

― Henry David Thoreau


October 18 - Inspired by Thoreau

October 18. “If one advances confidently in the direction of their dreams, and endeavors to live the life they’ve imagined, they will meet with success unexpected in common hours.” (Henry David Thoreau) 47 more words