Live the Life Imagined

I learned this, at least, by my experiment:
that if one advances confidently in the
direction of his dreams, and endeavors
to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with a success
unexpected in common hours.

source: Henry David Thoreau, Walden
image: Eddie’s Garden Photos
Split Leaf 


18 thoughts on “Live the Life Imagined

    • You’re very welcome Melanie. So pleased to learned how much you enjoy Thoreau.
      Thank you very much for your kind response and have a most peaceful week. Eddie

  1. Ah, Thoreau! One who stayed true to his inner voice, and whose words continue to inspire and encourage!

    That’s a wild and uninhibited monstera – living true to Thoreau’s advice! Nice image to pair with the quote!

    • He was dedicated to nature, simplicity, and the art of finding true happiness.
      Thank goodness he also had a tremendous talent with the written word.
      These plants do well here. Thanks so much for your kind remarks Lisa

    • Thoreau is a favored American author on this site as well. His words can blend the body and soul of the Earth and human beings
      Thanks for sharing your thoughts with us Ralph

your kind word is always welcome

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