Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau
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In honor of Thoreau's birthday, I have set a quote from his classic essay, "Walden", in slides with inspirational photos.

In honor of Thoreau's birthday, I have set a quote from his classic essay, "Walden", in slides with inspirational photos.

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Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau Happy Birthday, Henry David Thoreau Presentation Transcript

  • Today is the 195thanniversary of the birthof Henry David Thoreau Quotes from “Walden”http://PresentationsWithResults.com 7/22/2012
  • If the day and the night are such that you greet them with joy,
  • and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs,
  • is more elastic, more starry, more immortal —Photo by Brocken Inaglory Source: Wikimedia Commons
  • that is your success.
  • All nature is your congratulation,
  • and you have causemomentarily tobless yourself.
  • The greatest gains and values
  • are farthest from being appreciated.
  • We easily come to doubt if they exist.
  • We soon forget them.
  • They are thehighest reality.
  • Perhaps the facts mostastounding
  • and most real
  • are never communicated by man to man.
  • The true harvest of my daily life
  • is somewhat as intangible and indescribable
  • as the tints ofmorning or evening.
  • It is a little star-dust caught, Photo by Chensiyuan Source: Wikimedia Commons
  • a segment of the rainbow which I have clutched.
  • Quotes on the nature of success from “Walden” by Henry David Thoreau All photos in the public domain except where specific attribution is noted. Slides designed by Susan Joy Schleefhttp://PresentationsWithResults.com July 22, 2012