“Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.”
MEMORABLE QUOTES, 23 Aug 2021
Henry David Thoreau (12 July 1817 – 6 May 1862) was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and leading transcendentalist. He is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay Resistance to Civil Government (also known as Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state.
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