Line(s) of the Day #HenryDavidThoreau

Henry David Thoreau

I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavours to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

The extraordinary Henry David Thoreau (1817 – 1862), who among his many interests was a philosopher, abolitionist and historian.

Advertisements

5 thoughts on “Line(s) of the Day #HenryDavidThoreau

  1. I have had a great respect for Thoreau ever since I was a student. Looking at this picture now, I have to note that his beard looks curiously unreal πŸ˜€

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s