Why should we be in such a 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 rummer. Let him step to the music that he hears, however measured or far away.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) American philosopher and writer
Walden, “Conclusion” (1854)
Added on 8-Nov-11 | Last updated 8-Nov-11
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