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I Like Henry David Thoreau

This group is for anyone who connects with Henry David Thoreau's poetry and quotes 55 People

    Living Life Fully..

    From Walden by Henry David Thoreau I find this very meaningful..   We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aids, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn, which does not forsake us in our soundest sleep.  I know of no more...
    luvmc11 luvmc11 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    Great Trivial Pursuit Answer To Literary Questions

    The only better answer being "George Bernard Shaw".  I used those two answers over and over whenever i was stumped trying to get one of those damn brown wedges.But seriously.  Have you read Walden?  Perhaps, my favorite book of all time.
    johnnybliss johnnybliss 41-45, M 3 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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    It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see. Henry David Thoreau.
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    I remember seeing him In school walk down the halls and me and my friend Ashley getting all excited since he was so cute. At the time my friend and I liked him but he had a...
    CassDance20 CassDance20 13-15, F Nov 27

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    HARLEY vs GOD Arthur Davidson, of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle Corporation, died and went to heaven. At the gates, St. Peter told Arthur, "Since you've been such a good man and...
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    Gracepoint is fabulous! I *SO* adore David in it.
    TensGirl TensGirl 41-45, F Nov 29

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    My middle name is David, My Mum has a wee shrine in the living room, Just hope she never comes on this ;)
    thinkdeeper thinkdeeper 22-25, M Dec 14

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    “Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.”-Henry Van...
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    "Whether you think you can or you can't...your right." -Henry Ford
    Gage03 Gage03 13-15, M 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Assumptions are the termites of relationships. ~ Henry Winkler
    lovencare lovencare 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 2

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    "Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day." Henry J. M. Nouwen
    MrRubberDuck MrRubberDuck 61-65, M Dec 11

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    "Fashion is the science of appearance, and it inspires one with the desire to seem rather than to be." (Henry Fielding)
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    My enemys freeze when the metal is sqeezed, when the gunpowder sparks thats when missles catch speed, wont stop till its mission complete, wont stop this is freedom of speech.i...
    lifeaintshit lifeaintshit 18-21, M Nov 27

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    GalileoAbraham LincolnVincent Van Gogh Walt WhitmanRachel Carson Galileo, Abraham Lincoln, Vincent Van Gogh, Walt Whitman, Rachel Carson — our history is filled with a familiar...
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    My enemys freeze when the metal is sqeezed, when the gunpowder sparks thats when missles catch speed, wont stop till its mission complete, wont stop this is freedom of speech.i...
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    "Be sure your Kaddish captures the mystical feelings of dialogues with the dear departed souls. All the soul people -- Moses, Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha...They were all saintly goofs...
    paulie138 paulie138 66-70, M 2 Responses Dec 1

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    On December 4, 1954, the first Burger King stand was opened in Miami by James McLamore and David Edgerton.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 3 Responses Dec 4

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    "The facts of life are very simple. In the beginning we feared everything -- animals, the weather, the trees, the night sky -- everything except each other. Now we fear each other...
    voodoochild18 voodoochild18 18-21, M Dec 4

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    I'm a sucker for a guy with a Harley. Nothing like riding down the road with my arms around him feeling the roar beneath us.
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Dec 9

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    Nothing comes easy. You work your *** off for what you want. Keep fighting even when you don't want to. Future fitness model Justin David.
    blackout3223 blackout3223 18-21, M Dec 11

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    I could have named my username any of the following - Heavenminded Boldlion Shekinaglory Jesuscentered Adestinedprince Christfollower Allaboutthatlove Coffeeman Unshaken...
    Ahumblefollower Ahumblefollower 16-17, M Dec 15

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    "Jazz... isn't that just a series of mistakes diguised as musical composition?” —David St. Hubbins of Spinal Tap
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    This is one of my favorite bible verses, its actually the entire chapter that i love Isaiah 55:1-13 1 Ho, every one that thirsteth, come ye to the waters, and he that hath no money...
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    The hardest thing in life to learn is which bridges to cross and which to burn. (David Russell)
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    Goodbye Girl // David Gates
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    hey i dont know where to start from. so ive been knowing my bestfriend like 1 year ago but became besties 4 months ago were are soo close! we're 18 years old . i like to spend time...
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    Who doesnt, at least what real person doesnt like a little roughness while having sex? Just going at it nice n slow isn't always so pleasurable. i like a little pain, a little...
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    i would like to admit to god and to the public, i am not a great person. it is not easy to be a really kind person and i admire people with such kindness and patients . i do too do...
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    Just like all other kids, I used to saw scary dreams; some ghost, dog or even a scary cat chasing me and I am running like crazy, sweat. Then it becomes less and eventually my...
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    Two Limericks on a Quiet Man there was a young man who had nothing to say, who sat back in his chair 'cause he liked it that way. no one paid attention, until someone mentioned...
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    a student from the highlands named Ward, claimed he was perpetually bored; I asked his conjecture about yesterday's lecture, he said, "I liked it so much that I snored."
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    I hate that I care so Much for that one person and they don't give a crap about me but I act like everything is ok but deep down all I want is them to be called theirs but I know...
    desitor desitor 16-17, F 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    the Callaghan girls were obese, the four of them all walked like geese; in defence their mom said, "my girls are well fed, but then there's my cute ton of niece."
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    hey there... i write poems though am not a poet , but I think am pretty good that's what everyone tell me .. hmm I'd like to share some of my poems with you .. but i want 5 readers...
    Rwnn Rwnn 13-15, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Living a life of ache .. Come back for Godsake God took you away .. He didn't want you to stay ! Since you left I've been cryin' Ask the angels if they've been spyin' !! You left...
    Rwnn Rwnn 13-15, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I like how the police, train staff and the construction workers are overlooking the presence of homeless people. This is Tokyo area. Shibuya staton is letting homeless people to...
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    My wife is taking me to get my ears pierced today. She has been treating me like a sissy lately and I love it.
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    I have had recurring dreams of the house/neighborhood that I grew up in since my parents have passed on, one in 2007, one in 2009. Both were due to strokes, ages 79 and 85. They...
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    Anyone can link me songs that are similar to this? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lG5aSZBAuPs Songs that make you feel like you're falling slowly from the sky, sinking into a cloud...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 1 Response 28 mins ago

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    Is it wrong that I'm attracted to my friends & I had sex with most of them? I tell them they're all hot cause they are. We're all good friends, but if I'm alone with them they...
    gingerbunni gingerbunni 22-25, F 4 Responses Nov 27

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    If u ask me once ask me twice if I like Italians I will tell u no,!! I can't stand them period!!!! What I can't stand about them is if they get one tinny spot on their cloths...
    kizzrixx kizzrixx 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    the time my friend Freddie became a girl part 1 I leaped out the other side of the table and ran for my life, I heard the girls shouting at each other behind me in unison ?You let...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T Nov 27

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    the time my friend Freddie became a girl part 2 If she saw what I could see in the mirror, then we were going to be fine. And I was right. As soon as she entered the room, a wide...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T Nov 27

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    The time my friend Freddie became a girl part 3 ?Put them on now!? ?Make me!? That was the wrong thing to say, Kirsty was definitely being serious when she said she?d do it...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T Nov 27

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    the time my friend Freddie became a girl part 4 ?Great! Some boy shoes.? I nodded excitedly, she grinned back at me and left the room to get them. While she was gone, I gave the...
    Jaitheboy Jaitheboy 13-15, T Nov 27

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