Walden - Henry David Thoreau

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The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind. There is no play in them, for this comes after work.

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malevolarky 6 years, 11 months ago
I just noticed how similar "Walden" is to "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"

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