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"I have thus surveyed the country on every side within a dozen miles of where I live

Walden- Thoreau

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This experience entitled me to be regarded as a sort of real-estate broker by my friends

Walden- Thoreau

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I said; and there I did live, for an hour,

Walden-Thoreau

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For a man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone

Walden- Thoreau

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the refusal was all I wanted

Walden- Thoreau

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As long as possible live free and uncommitted. It makes but little difference whether you are committed to a farm or the county jail

Walden- Thoreau

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The winds which passed over my dwelling were such as sweep over the ridges of mountains

Walden-thoreau

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I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartanlike as to put to rout all that was not life

Walden- Thoreau

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for most men, it appears to me, are in a strange uncertainty about it, whether it is of the devil or of God

Walden- Throeau

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our life is frittered away by detail

Walden- Thoreau

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simplicity, simpicity, simplicity

Walden- Thoreau

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the onlu cure for it as for them is in a rigid economy,

Walden- Thoreau

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time is but the stream i go a fishing in

Walden- Thoreau

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if a man does not keep pace with his companions

Walden- Thoreau

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now put the foundations under them

walden- thoreau

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however mean your life is, meet it and live it;

walden- thoreau

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do not trouble yourself much to get new things

walden-throeau

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sell your clothes and keep your thoughts

walden

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money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul

walden

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which had stood in a farmer's kitchen for sixty years

walden

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who knows what beautiful and winged life, whose egg has been buried for ages under many concentric layers

walden

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that goverment is best which governs least

civil disobedience- thoreau

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I ask for, not at once no government, but at once a better government

civil disobedience- thoreau

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In the woods, we return to reason and faith

nature- emerson

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all mean egotism vanishes

nature- emerson

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I am part or parcel of God

nature- emerson

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yet it is certain that the power to produce this delight does not reside in nature, bu in man, or in a harmony of both

nature- emerson

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nature always wears the colors of the spirit

nature- emerson

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that imitation is suicide

self reliance- emerson

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trust thyself; every heart vibrates to that iron string

self reliance- emerson

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society every is in conspiracy against the manhood of everyone of its members

self reliance- emerson

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the virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion

self reliance- emerson

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whoso would be a man must be a nonconformist

self reliance- emerson

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a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds

self reliance- emerson

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to be great is to be misunderstood

self reliance- emerson

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