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One of Thomas' favorite quotes is by Henry David Thoreau, the 19th century author and poet, "Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.
... relationship between the philosophy of 19th-century author Henry David Thoreau and contemporary societal and environmental challenges.

(Photo by MARY MALONE) Local actor Mike Clarke is playing Henry David Thoreau in a production of the play, "Walden: The Ballad of ...
Famous naturalist, philosopher and author Henry David Thoreau paid his first visit to New Hampshire in August 1839. Traveling with his brother ...
... authors -- Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau heading the list -- visited regularly and discussed the big questions of their day, ...
"Happiness is like a butterfly," Henry David Thoreau reportedly said. "The more you chase it, the more it will evade you." In other words, by ...

"Beware of all educational enterprises that require billionaire entrepreneurs." Henry David Thoreau wrote that, or almost wrote that. His actual ...
In light of a new era of unrest and protest in America, the documentary touched on Henry David Thoreau's teachings about activism and ...
... of the Eagles may not know that the last track on the band's watershed 1976 album, "Hotel California," was inspired by Henry David Thoreau.
What is it about Walden Pond that has so captured the American imagination? While I have always admired Henry David Thoreau as a writer, ...
More than 170 years ago, author Henry David Thoreau camped out in the Massachusetts wilderness to experience life away from civilization.
... a lush garden retreat -- one that his transcendentalist friends, including Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, enjoyed visiting.
WAYLAND - Everybody knows Henry David Thoreau lived for years at Walden Pond. But where else did the legendary author spend his time?
The Six O'clock Series will present "Thoreau at 200: 21st-Century Lessons from a 19th-Century rebel" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 6 in the Hadley ...
To learn more about the Henry David Thoreau Foundation and the Thoreau Scholarship, visit http://thoreauscholar.org. Information about the ...
Henry David Thoreau's grave at "Author's Ridge" in Concord's Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is adorned with pens and pencils left by visitors.
Walden, the Henry David Thoreau classic, was written 170 years ago, and centers on one character: himself. It lacks any real arch, narrative, ...

Canton Public Library, 786 Washington St., will host "An Afternoon with Henry David Thoreau" at 2 p.m. Oct. 28. [Courtesy photo] ...
"This Ever New Self" is "the largest exhibition on the subject of Henry David Thoreau that's ever been mounted," said David F. Wood, the ...
EXCLUSIVE: Henry David Thoreau's at-one-with-nature classic Walden gets the indie film treatment in Walden: Life In the Woods. In this ...
Thoreau was known for Walden Pond, but in his new book The Boatman, Henry David Thoreau's River Year, Robert Thorson says he was a ...
Henry David Thoreau, as re-enacted by Thoreau scholar and actor Richard Smith, will return to Clinton to read his lecture from "Cape Cod," at 7 ...
In late 1849, two years after Henry David Thoreau left Walden Pond--where he had lived for two years, two months, and two days in a cabin that he had built ...
Naturalist and author Henry David Thoreau recorded in an April 26, 1841, journal entry: "It is a great art to saunter." To commemorate the 200th ...
Henry David Thoreau said he went to the woods because, among other things, he "wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of ...
The bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau's birth will culminate with the opening of the most comprehensive exhibition ever created about one ...
One of the events was to place a "Final Point" marker at the grave of Henry David Thoreau, who, among his other activities, was a surveyor for a ...
Capping off a yearlong celebration of Henry David Thoreau's 200th birthday, the Concord Museum debuts its new exhibit, "The Ever New Self: ...
A number of writings by Henry David Thoreau appeared in The Atlantic in its early years. The month after his death from tuberculosis in May 1862, the magazine ...
Henry David Thoreau was a man with many interests. He was an American essayist, a Land Surveyor, philosopher, naturalist, poet, historian, ...
As Henry David Thoreau said: "If any think that their influence would be lost there, and their voices no longer afflict the ear of the State, that they would not be as an enemy within its walls, they do not know how much truth is stronger than errors ...
"Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?" - Henry David Thoreau. Empathy is contagious. While waiting to board a recent flight with my two-year-old I stumbled on a travel-weary parent's dream at ...
It sounds almost benign to let people go off and do their own thing, like Henry David Thoreau. But what if we replace Christianist orthodoxy with Islamist orthodoxy?
The Early Office Museum website states "between the early 1820s and 1850s there were several small pencil makers near Boston, including William Munroe, John Thoreau, Joseph Dixon, and Benjamin Ball.
Grace Kendall has spent a decade writing sad songs inspired by books, inviting audiences to tearful singalongs about Harry Potter and Henry David Thoreau. Currently exploring the darker themes of the Lemony Snicket books, she is celebrating the release ...
In fact, I often see them forget themselves completely as they work. That's life in the studio - glorious, organized chaos. It always makes me smile and think of one of my favorite quotes by Henry David Thoreau, "Beware of Enterprises requiring new ...
Fullerton has visited the pond many times, and said she has sat at the shoreline and read Henry David Thoreau's book "Walden," which chronicles the two years Thoreau lived in a cabin he built beside the pond, jotting down his thoughts and observations ...
Dear EarthTalk: the environmental movement was built on the philosophies of people like Henry David Thoreau, Aldo Leopold and Rachel Carson.
In honor of the bicentennial of Henry David Thoreau's birth, Laura Dassow Walls, Thoreau scholar and author of the upcoming "Henry David Thoreau: A Life," will speak at The Friends of Sleepy Hollow's 11th annual breakfast event at 8:30 a.m. April 1 in ...
Henry David Thoreau? It's not only men - Virginia Woolf fiercely defended a room of one's own too. But under the influence of Hollywood, where cafes are crowded with aspiring screenwriters and television writers often work together, these literary ...
If you do not know it by now, then you have probably been living in a cabin, lost in nature, for the sole purpose of writing about the need to enjoy a simple life in the woods, like Henry David Thoreau around the shore of Walden Pond in 1845. Yes, it ...
In a recent interview with Vox's Ezra Klein, journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates argued that serious thinkers and writers should get off twitter.
RANDALL FULLER: I got involved with it by first wanting to write about Henry David Thoreau. I encountered a sentence in a biography about him that said he had read Darwin's On the Origin of Species; that he was one of the first readers of it in America.
The time has finally come, people. The first day of spring is Mar. 20, which means that it is time to soak up inspirational end-of-winter quotes.
The library hosts Dr. Susan Gallagher of UMass-Lowell, who will lead a discussion on this 1854 essay by Henry David Thoreau. The essay was based on a speech Thoreau gave at an Anti-Slavery rally in Framingham on July 4, 1854, after the re-enslavement ...
Fullerton has visited the pond many times, and said she has sat at the shore line and read Henry David Thoreau's seminal book "Walden," which chronicles the two years Thoreau lived in a cabin he built beside the pond, jotting down his thoughts and ...
The discussion, focused on passages written by Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau will be conversational and interactive. Gordon is a local historian and independent consultant. Her recent and current ...
Guided and inspired by Henry David Thoreau's journals and his work "Walden," Morell has made panoramic photographic works that suggest a new perspective from which to look at Walden Pond.
Early in "Walden," Henry David Thoreau drops one of his frequent bombshells: "I have no doubt that some of you who read this book are unable to pay for all the dinners which you have actually eaten, or for the coats and shoes which are fast wearing or ...
The discussion, focused on passages written by Louisa May Alcott, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau will be conversational and interactive. Gordon is a local historian and independent consultant. Her recent and current ...


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