Tuesday, January 01, 2008

A Thoreau Beginning

" . . . 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. I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear; nor did I wish to practice resignation, unless it was quite necessary."

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

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