Desperate Enterprises

Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau

2 comments on “Desperate Enterprises

  1. Bob Braxton says:

    Elaine Neil Orr –

    114 ‘to be’


    thing we did

    was linger


  2. My father was a great fan of Thoreau, whose ideas I was therefore exposed to as a teenager. In recent years I’ve come to appreciate the nature part more than I did then.


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