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“While civilization has been improving our houses, it has not equally improved the men who are to inhabit them”
Henry David Thoreau, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
“Be it life or death, we crave only reality. If we are really dying, let us hear the rattle in our throats and feel the cold in the extremities; if we are alive, let us go about our business.”
Henry David Thoreau, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
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“The universe constantly and obediently answers to our conceptions; whether we travel fast or slow, the track is laid for us. Let us spend our lives in conceiving then. The poet or the artist never yet had so fair and noble a design but some of his posterity at least could accomplish it.”
Henry David Thoreau, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
“That man who does not believe that each day contains an earlier, more sacred, and auroral hour than he has yet profaned, has despaired of life, and is pursuing a descending and darkening way.”
Henry David Thoreau, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
“The Vedas say, "All intelligences awake with the morning." Poetry and art, and the fairest and most memorable of the actions of men, date from such an hour. All poets and heroes, like Memnon, are the children of Aurora, and emit their music at sunrise.”
Henry David Thoreau, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For
“We have the St. Vitus' dance, and cannot possibly keep our heads still”
Henry David Thoreau, Where I Lived, and What I Lived For