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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.
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What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us.
The highest law gives a thing to him who can use it.
That man is richest whose pleasures are cheapest.
A name pronounced is the recognition of the individual to whom it belongs. He who can pronounce my name aright, he can call me, and is entitled to my love and service.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers," (Sunday), 1849.
K: "A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers," (Wednesday), 1849.

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