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Henry David Thoreau

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Biography - Henry David Thoreau:

American essayist, poet and philosopher.
Born: 1817 - Died: 1862
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States
Source: Walden; or, Life in the Woods

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The cost of a thing is the amount of what I will call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run.
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods




Translation  

Translation

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German
Der Preis einer Sache ist die Menge dessen, was ich als Leben bezeichne, welches im Austausch dafür - früher oder später - hergegeben wird.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden oder Leben in den Wäldern

French
Le prix d'une chose est la quantité de vie qu'elle exige en échange – immédiatement ou sur le long terme.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden ou la Vie dans les bois




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It is never too late to give up our prejudices.”
Henry David Thoreau - Walden; or, Life in the Woods
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
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As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.”
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I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.”
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Men have become the tools of their tools.”
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Read the best books first, or you may not have a chance to read them at all.”
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