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" 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 lived... "
New World Metaphysics: Readings on the Religious Meaning of the American ... - Página 228
editado por - 1981 - 482 páginas
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The Road Washes Out in Spring: A Poet's Memoir of Living Off the Grid

Baron Wormser - 2006 - 199 páginas
...delighted him. The initial, incantatory sentence, however many times I read it, remains thrilling: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." The woods? Why not foreign travel or political ambition or philandering? The woods? What did trees...
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Towards Higher Consciousness - Spiritual Insights

...exist till the end of time, for my being has no end. Kahili Gibran 1883-1931 Anthem of Humanity 23. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. Henry D. Thoreau 1817-1862 Where I Lived, and What I Lived For 24. I have felt A presence that disturbs...
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Henry David Thoreau: American Naturalist, Writer, and Transcendentalist

Steven P. Olson - 2006 - 112 páginas
...clothing, and shelter. As he later wrote in the "Where I Lived and What I Lived For" chapter of Wdden: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Living no more than a mile (1.6 km) from the center of town, Thoreau was close enough to visit Concord...
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A Journey Into the Transcendentalists' New England

R. Todd Felton - 2006 - 180 páginas
...bestknown passages from Walden (it is even on the sign that stands today at the site of his cabin): "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." This was not an idle sojourn but an active quest. Thoreau investigated and considered a number of different...
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Twilight Innings: A West Texan on Grace and Survival

Robert Adon Fink - 2006 - 152 páginas
...why he built a cabin in the woods surrounding Walden Pond and lived there two years and two months: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived" (81). Like Frankl, Thoreau understood that learning from life meant meeting life and living it no matter...
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A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of True Happiness

Kathleen Hall - 2006 - 262 páginas
...apartment where I was staying. I dusted off the front of the book, and as I opened to the first page, read: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." Little did I know those words would change my life forever. My initial response to that famous passage...
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Schwelle, Passage, Verwandlung: ein Interpretationsentwurf

Leo Truchlar - 2006 - 387 páginas
...Abbruch dem Ich ebenso neue Kräfte zuwachsen wie durch den Impuls des Bauens selbst. Die Textstellen „I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived" (lOOf.) und „I left the woods for as good a reason as I went there. Perhaps it seemed to me that...
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2005 ACSA SW Regional Proceedings - IMPROVISATION

Southwestern Region - 2006 - 332 páginas
...CAZAYOUX • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE lNTRODUCTlON Henry David Thoreau wrote in Walden, "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." My belief is that humankind's psyche and soul are closely tied to the natural environment, and that...
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Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

Larry Chang - 2006 - 817 páginas
...Wadsworth Longfellow, 1807-1882 ~ Less is more. ~ Robert Browning, 1812-1889 ~ "Andrea del Sarto," 1855 I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I have not lived. ~ Henry David Thoreau, 1817-1862 ~ As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone. Walden ch. 2 (1854) 23 h advances! The Lady of the Lake canto 2, st. 19 (1810)...sounds like nonsense, my dear." "May be so, my dear: to discover that I had not lived. Walden ch. 2 (1854) 24 Our life is frittered away by detail. . ....
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