Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau, (1817-1862) American author, poet, philosopher, polymath, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and transcendentalist

Henry David Thoreau Quote

“Gardening is civil and social, but it wants the vigor and freedom of the forest and the outlaw.”

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
~ Henry David Thoreau

Ratings and Comments

jim k, Austin, Tx

say what..?

E Archer, NYC

Social engineers, Utopians, and altruists all have ideas on how to arrange the garden of men, but ultimately, people do not want to be arranged, pruned, and harvested according to another man's will.

Richard, CA

Well put Archer!


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