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Simplicity by Henry David Thoreau | Sunday, August 09, 2015 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

August 9th, 2015

Episode 302 of 780 episodes

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and keep your accounts on your thumb nail … I find it wholesome to be alone the greater part of the time. To be in company, even with the best, is soon wearisome and dissipating. I love to be alone. I never... Read more »

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