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Henry David Thoreau
(1817-1862) born on
Jul 12
US essayist, poet, naturalist. He is best known for his description of life at Walden Pond, "Walden," 1854 and his essay "Civil Disobedience," 1849.
         
   
F
It takes two to speak truth -- one to speak, and another to hear.

R
I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
A
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
N
Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
K
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers," (Wednesday), 1849.
R: "Walden," "Solitude," 1854.
A: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
N: Letter, 16 Nov 1867.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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