Thoreau did not find a publisher for this book and instead printed 1,000 .... I
believe that water is the only drink for a wise man; wine is not so noble a liquor.
Why did Thoreau believe it disgraceful to be associated with the American ... A
majority does not depend on numbers or on the approval of others in order to ...
There were no income taxes and Thoreau did not own enough land to worry .... to
this, which also I believe, – “That government is best which governs not at all;” ...
In eulogizing Thoreau, Emerson said, "There was somewhat military in his nature
, not to be subdued, always manly and able, but rarely tender, as if he did not ...
Unlike some later advocates of civil disobedience like Martin Luther King,
Thoreau did not rule out using violence against an unjust government. In 1859 ...
Thoreau was not an anarchist; he did not believe that there should be no
government, only a more just one than currently existed. If the government would
Jun 30, 2005 ... Thoreau does not introduce an artificial distinction between facts and .... the
senses as illusory, arguably did not grasp (see Cavell 1992, 94–95). ..... what my
neighbors call good I believe in my soul to be bad,” Thoreau claims, ...
2 Disputed; 3 Misattributed; 4 Quotes about Thoreau; 5 See also; 6 External links
..... to this, which also I believe — "That government is best which governs not at
all"; ..... I did not wish to live what was not life, living is so dear; nor did I wish to ...
Thoreau was emphatic about the huckleberries. ... Thoreau did not believe so or
wish that it were so, and he contradicted this isolationist statement explicitly in ...
Thoreau realizes that the immediate need is not for no government but for ... he
urged individuals to resist lending support to a cause they did not believe in, ...