100 Quotes by Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau audiobook

100 Quotes by Henry David Thoreau: Great Philosophers & Their Inspiring Thoughts

By Henry David Thoreau
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Henry David Thoreau is a beloved American author, poet and philosopher. He was a lifelong abolitionist, advocate of civil disobedience againts unjust or corrupted goverments, and he defended the idea of abandoning illusory matters in favor of simple living, in order to discover life’s authentic essential needs. He is best known for Walden, or Life in the woods, the book he wrote during his two-year experiment in minimalist living: having built himself a cabin in the woods, he stayed there to study, write, and enjoy his newfound communion with nature. His political works and theory of civil disobedience have influenced the thoughts and actions of many prominent figures, such as Leo Tolstoy, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. We have selected for you 100 of Thoreau’s most insightful quotes, for you to approach the essence of his philosophy, gain better understanding of a citizen’s moral duty, and appreciate fully a life cleared of illusions.

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Henry David Thoreau is a beloved American author, poet and philosopher. He was a lifelong abolitionist, advocate of civil disobedience againts unjust or corrupted goverments, and he defended the idea of abandoning illusory matters in favor of simple living, in order to discover life’s authentic essential needs. He is best known for Walden, or Life in the woods, the book he wrote during his two-year experiment in minimalist living: having built himself a cabin in the woods, he stayed there to study, write, and enjoy his newfound communion with nature. His political works and theory of civil disobedience have influenced the thoughts and actions of many prominent figures, such as Leo Tolstoy, Mahatma Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr. We have selected for you 100 of Thoreau’s most insightful quotes, for you to approach the essence of his philosophy, gain better understanding of a citizen’s moral duty, and appreciate fully a life cleared of illusions.

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Author Bio: Henry David Thoreau

Author Bio: Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) was an American essayist, naturalist, philosopher, and poet. Born at Concord, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard, he began his career as a teacher. Through his older friend and neighbor, Ralph Waldo Emerson, he became a part of the Transcendentalist circle and one of that group’s most eloquent spokespersons. He is best known for his book, Walden, and his essay, “On the Duty of Civil Disobedience.”

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Philosophy
Runtime: 0.54
Audience: Adult
Language: English