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True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow.
Henry David Thoreau, who never earned much of a living or sustained a relationship with any woman that wasn't brotherly--who lived ...
We New Yorkers see more death and violence than most soldiers do, grow a thick chitin on our backs, grimace like a rat and learn t ...
If a walker is indeed an individualist there is nowhere he can't go at dawn and not many places he can't go at noon. But just as i ...
There is a time of life somewhere between the sullen fugues of adolescence and the retrenchments of middle age when human nature b ...
Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga--stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they pla ...
In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semihuman. The point of it is to open oneself to the pos ...
Like a kick in the butt, the force of events wakes slumberous talents.
Nobody expects to trust his body overmuch after the age of fifty.
Men greet each other with a sock on the arm, women with a hug, and the hug wears better in the long run.
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