"How important is a constant intercourse with nature and the contemplation of natural phenomena to the preservation of moral and intellectual health!" --Henry David Thoreau Since his death in 1862, Henry David Thoreau has left an indelible mark on the American mind. A vocal champion of simple living and social equality, he is revered for his tempered prose, gentle words, and wise observations. His most well-known work, Walden, is still read around the world, cherished for both its beautiful writing style and its timeless musings on life, simple living, and nature. Collected in Thoreau on Nature: Sage Words on Finding Harmony with the Natural World are some of Thoreau's most impactful musings--drawn from the many writings he completed over his lifetime. His work touched on every aspect of living a harmonious life, from respecting your neighbors, whether human or animal, to the joys of a simplified life, free of clutter and distractions. Thoreau on Nature will undoubtedly be an essential resource for anyone seeking to find peace and balance in life.Biografía del autor:
Henry David Thoreau was an American poet, writer, naturalist, abolitionist, and environmentalist. Along with his longtime friend Ralph Waldo Emerson, Thoreau became one of the most important literary voices to come out of the United States. He was laid to rest in Concord, Massachusetts.
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