Henry David Thoreau Quote

I hate the present modes of living and getting a living. Farming and shopkeeping and working at a trade or profession are all odious to me. I should relish getting my living in a simple, primitive fashion.


Journal, ed. by Bradford Torrey, 1837-1846, 1850-Nov. 3, 1861 (ed. 1906)

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I hate the present modes of living and getting a living. Farming and shopkeeping and working at a trade or profession are all odious to me. I should...

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I hate the present modes of living and getting a living. Farming and shopkeeping and working at a trade or profession are all odious to me. I should...

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I hate the present modes of living and getting a living. Farming and shopkeeping and working at a trade or profession are all odious to me. I should...

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I hate the present modes of living and getting a living. Farming and shopkeeping and working at a trade or profession are all odious to me. I should...