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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

As in geology, so in social institutions, we may discover the causes of all past changes in the present invariable order of society.




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Article IV – Liberty consists of doing anything which does not harm others: thus, the exercise of the natural rights of each man has only those borders which assure other members of the society the enjoyment of these same rights. These borders can be determined only by the law.
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The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.
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Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
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Article V – The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.
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Article XV – The society has the right of requesting account from any public agent of its administration.
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Article XVI – Any society in which the guarantee of rights is not assured, nor the separation of powers determined, has no Constitution.
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It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
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It is a characteristic of wisdom not to do desperate things.
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It is something to be able to paint a particular picture, or to carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful; but it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere and medium through which we look, which morally we can do. To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.
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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.
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Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.
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