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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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Why the Christian Right Is Wrong: A Minister's Manifesto for Taking Back ...

Robin Meyers - 2007 - 224 páginas
...simplicity and then wrote it about most eloquently was Henry David Thoreau. "I went to the woods," he said, "because I wished to live deliberately, to front only...and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived."17 It was Thoreau who advised us to march to a different drummer and to "beware of all enterprises...
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Tent and Car Camper's Handbook: Advice for Families & First-Timers

...Words of a Sage } / went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the 0 essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. — Henry David Thoreau As far as this book is concerned, camping occurs most often in a state or national...
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A Canoe Quest in the Wake of Canada's Prince of Explorers: One Day at a Time

John Donaldson - 2006 - 288 páginas
...contentment he found living out a spartan existence in the north. Henry David Thoreau had it right: I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately...the essential facts of life and see if I could not bring what it had to teach and when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I wanted to suck...
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Faith and Fitness: Diet and Exercise for a Better World

Tom P. Hafer - 2006 - 143 páginas
...My goal was to gain a deeper understanding of God's hope for me— never to be disillusioned again. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I come to die, discover that I had not lived. . . .' -Henry...
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Best Loop Hikes: New Hampshire's White Mountains to the Maine Coast

...to reflect on the writer for whom they are named. In 1854, Henry David Thoreau wrote in Waiden, "\ went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover, that I had not lived." Eager to...
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Hike Your Own Hike: 7 Life Lessons from Backpacking Across America

Francis Tapon - 2006 - 351 páginas
...Having learned how happy he could be with nearly nothing, he returned to society with renewed vigor: / went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...only the essential facts of life, and see if I could learn what it had to teach, and not, when I come to die, discover that I had not lived... I left the...
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Masterpieces of American Romantic Literature

Melissa McFarland Pennell - 2006 - 202 páginas
...I Lived For," begins the narrative of the year at the pond. Here is Thoreau's statement of purpose: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and to see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover, that I had...
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Measuring what Matters: Simplified Tools for Aligning Teams and Their ...

Rodney Napier, Rich McDaniel - 2006 - 386 páginas
...further discussion and examples of defining and measuring goals. Profit Matters The PEI '-Genesis Story I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and to see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had...
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Book by Book: Notes on Reading and Life

Michael Dirda - 2006 - 170 páginas
...shrink from this duty and follow instead the dictates of family, society, or religion. Thoreau writes, "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, so that when I came to die I would not discover that I had not lived." That last clause indicates the...
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Thoreau's Living Ethics: Walden and the Pursuit of Virtue

Philip Cafaro - 2006 - 272 páginas
...reaches its crescendo in a famous passage singing the praises of selfdevelopment and self-knowledge: "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life" (90). It begins, however, piano: "At a certain season of our life we are accustomed to consider every...
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