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" Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. "
Walden - Seite 25
von Henry David Thoreau - 1882 - 357 Seiten
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources ...

1893 - 658 Seiten
...the world is not mirth, but art ; the wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise S<>nih, n flesh helps soul. Bnyivntng. All good things go...AU governments are to some extent a treaty with the Thortau, Most of the mischief in the world would ne ver 30 happen if men would only be content to sit...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources ...

1899 - 658 Seiten
...wounded spirit is not seen, but walks under a disguise ^ '-.:':. Most of the luxuries, and many ot the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable,...positive hindrances, to the elevation of mankind. Tlutreau. Most of the mischief in the world would never 31 happen if men would only be content to sit...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Band 292

1902
...benumber of virtue. " Most of the luxuries," he says, "and many of the so-called comforts of life, arc not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances...lived a more simple and meagre life than the poor." He made his shelter with his own hands : put into it good work and true, so that it was, what it was...
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A Conspectus of American Biography: Being an Analytical Summary of ..., Band 1

1906 - 752 Seiten
...assistance to the British fleet in the Pei-ho.) THOREAU, HENRY DAVID. II, 300. Most of the luxuries and manv of the so-called comforts of life are not only not...philosophers — Chinese, Hindoo, Persian, and Greek — were я class than whom none has been poorer' in outward riches, none so rich in inward. We know not much...
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Walden

Henry David Thoreau - 1906
...simply kept comfortably warm, but unnaturally hot; as I implied before, they are rooked, of course h la mode. Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispens.il )le, but pc hindrances to the elevation of mankiiui^^With res;, -ct to luxuries and comforts,...
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Pamphlets on Conservation of Natural Resources, Band 33

1909
...I think we need an environmental ethic and I think we need to recall what Thoreau wrote in Waldon, ''Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind." The question is: Do we want phosphates...
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The story of a mother-love

Annette Fitch-Brewer - 1913 - 285 Seiten
...need for his book in 1 854 how much greater is that need to-day ! Listen to some of his sentences: " Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts...but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. I have in my mind that exceedingly wealthy but most terribly impoverished class of all who have accumulated...
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Overset

Franklin Pierce Adams - 1922 - 119 Seiten
...Thoreau's? If we were an advertiser, we'd cancel our contract with any magazine that reprinted Thoreau's "Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only indispensable but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind?" AT THE savings bank hangs a picture...
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Mischief in Patagonia

...remote regions the more will he think how right Thoreau was ' that most of the luxuries and nearly all the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable...positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind'. We devoted the next day to moving everything to Camp II about 700 ft higher up the moraine. This involved...
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New Outlook, Band 6

1953 - 17 Seiten
...introduction to full scale performances of some of the world'* greatest of all art efforts — grand opera. MOST OF THE luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind. — Henry David Thoreau 30 NEW...
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