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Henry David Thoreau
   lifespan was   
1817-1862
Henry David Thoreau
   wrote   
Walden
1854
Walden
   was written by   
Henry David Thoreau
Transcendentalist with oriental influences
Henry David Thoreau
   wrote   
Civil Disobedience
1849. Aka 'On the Duty of Civil Disobedience'. It argues that people should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that people have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War.
Henry David Thoreau
   is buried in   
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, MA, USA
Author, d. 1862; Concord, Massachusetts
Henry David Thoreau
   wrote   
Walden
In addition to being about self reliance and spiritual discovery, is about social experiment; 1854
Henry David Thoreau
   wrote   
Walden
"If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears the beat of a different drummer"
Henry David Thoreau
   said   
"There is No Remedy for Love Than to Love More"
American naturalist, poet and philosopher
Henry David Thoreau
   said   
"As if You Could Kill Time Without Injuring Eternity"
American naturalist, poet and philosopher
Henry David Thoreau
   said   
"Distrust Any Enterprise That Requires New Clothes"
American naturalist, poet and philosopher
Henry David Thoreau
   said   
"None Are So Old As Those Who Have Outlived Enthusiasm"
American naturalist, poet and philosopher
Henry David Thoreau
   said   
"Any Fool Can Make a Rule, and Any Fool Will Mind It"
American naturalist, poet and philosopher






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