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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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Masters of American Cookery: M.F.K. Fisher, James Andrew Beard, Raymond ...

Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher - 2005 - 424 páginas
...are exact. "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately," Thoreau wrote in Waiden Pond, "to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it has to teach." What Thoreau learned in the woods, Fisher learned in the kitchen. The essential facts...
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Change: How to Kick-Start the Future and Refresh the Spirit

Alison Haynes - 2006 - 416 páginas
...it's time to change the way you look at life. FOLLOW THE SlMPLE LlFE I went to the woods because l wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if l could not learn what it had to teach...' explained American naturalist and writer Henry David Thoreau...
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The Cambridge Introduction to the American Short Story

Martin Scofield - 2006
...like Henry David Thoreau in Walden, published a few years earlier in 1846, who withdrew from society 'because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life'. 'If a man does not keep pace with his companions,' Thoreau wrote 'perhaps it is because he hears a...
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The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make: A Guide for Teens

Sean Covey - 2011 - 336 páginas
...*W CM COPi A THE WEB ANP AN &A*Y "A"? "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately.. .and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." YOUR LIFE'S WORK When you were born, your life's work was born with you. In other words, I believe...
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Masterpieces of Beat Literature

Michael J. Dittman - 2007 - 121 páginas
...actually be wiser to go a short step further back to find the beginning of the Beat Generation in Thoreau: I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to find only the essential facts of life and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when...
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Martin Eden and the Education of Henry Adams: The Advent of Existentialism ...

James Angell - 2006 - 84 páginas
...motif are Thoreau and Whitman. Thoreau's desire to experience the simplicity of life at Waiden Pond, "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not,...
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Star Lake Saloon and Housekeeping Cottages: A Novel

Sara Rath - 2005 - 334 páginas
...blown. In closing, Dan Kerry read the time-worn lines from Thoreau, about living in the woods because he "wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life." Kerry said that concept was one with which he and Hal had found a common bond. Then Kerry issued an...
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Soul Quest: A Spiritual Odyssey Through 40 Days & 40 Nights of Mountain Solitude

Paul Hawker - 2007 - 221 páginas
...for hopes gone cold. With no others around there was no embarrassment, no one to be strong for, no I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...I came to die, discover that I had not lived... I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life, to live so sturdily and Spartan-like as to...
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Journey to the Mountaintop: On Living and Meaning

Robert C. Baron, Thomas Locker - 2007 - 46 páginas
...dwells Wakan-Tanka, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us. -Black Elk "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. —Henry David Thoreau "We could go to the mountain and try to discover what the inward direction means...
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Not Buying It: My Year Without Shopping

Judith Levine - 2007 - 267 páginas
...a country thing. Virtually every simplicity primer quotes Thoreau's beautiful passage from Walden, "I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately,...when I came to die, discover that I had not lived." My own feeling is that, avid naturalist though he was, Thoreau's own emphasis was more on the essential...
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