It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
|Born||July 12, 1817|
Henry David Thoreau was an American author, poet, philosopher, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, and historian. He is best known for his book 'Walden', a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay 'Resistance to Civil Government' (Civil Disobedience), an argument for disobedience to an unjust state. His books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes.