Actor portraying Henry David Thoreau & the site of Thoreau's cabin marked by a cairn in 1908.

QUOTES: Wisdom & wit – Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau died 154 years ago today, aged 44 (b. 12 July 1817 – d. 6 May 1862). Thoreau was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, surveyor, historian – and other things. I don’t always agree with his thoughts and some I agree with but fall short on – but most are worth hearing and chewing over. Here are 10 of my favourite … Continue reading QUOTES: Wisdom & wit – Henry David Thoreau