Posts Tagged ‘Henry David Thoreau’

“The fault-finder will find faults even in Paradise.  Love your life.” -Henry David Thoreau

“It is not enough to be busy… The question is: what are we busy about.” -Henry David Thoreau

The problem is communication. We have somehow gotten the idea that ‘communication’ is always a wonderful thing. This delusion didn’t start with the digital revolution. Henry David Thoreau pointed it out 164 years ago in Walden: ‘We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas… but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate.’ -P.J. O’Rourke

“It is not enough to be busy….  The question is:  What are we busy about?” -Henry David Thoreau