Henry D Thoreau: Enterprising citizen

“If you walk in the woods for love of them … you could be regarded as a loafer. But if you … shear off those woods and make the earth bald … you are deemed an … enterprising citizen.”

~Henry D Thoreau.


Amos Bronson Alcott: Thought

English: Photograph of American educator and p...

English: Photograph of American educator and philosopher Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888). From the NYPL Digital Gallery. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man. ”

Henry David Thoreau: Truth

“Rather than love, than money, than fame, give me truth. I sat at a table where were rich food and wine in abundance, and obsequious attendance, but sincerity and truth were not; and I went away hungry from the inhospitable board.”

Henry David Thoreau, “Walden,” the Conclusion




English: Henry David Thoreau, photograph taken...

English: Henry David Thoreau, photograph taken in August 1861 and published circa 1879, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right. Edited image from Library of Congress item LC-USZ61-361 (b&w film copy neg.). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Henry David Thoreau: Burry words…Brrr…

Henry David Thoreau - Stencil

Henry David Thoreau – Stencil (Photo credit: isobrown)


The words of some men are thrown forcibly against you and adhere like burrs. –Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and author (1817-1862)