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[at-l] A couple Thoreua quotes.
If you are ready to leave father and mother, and
bother and sister, and wife and child and friends, and never see them again ---
if you have paid your debts, and made your will, and settled all your affairs,
and are a free man, then you are ready for a walk.
The man who goes alone can start today; but he
who travels with another must wait till that other is ready, and it may be a
long time before they get off.
I went to the woods because I wished to live
deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not
learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not
If one advances confidently in the direction of
his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet
with a success unexpected in common hours.
The swiftest traveler is he who goes
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