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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.
It takes two to speak truth -- one to speak, and another to hear.

I never found the companion that was so companionable as solitude.
We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal, and then leap in the dark to our success.
Not that the story need be long, but it will take a long while to make it short.
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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