Pendant SP-1-4. Click to enlarge

Henry David Thoreau was an American author and poet who lived from 1817 to 1862. He was very passionate about natural history and wrote about the joys of a simple life, epitomized by living close to nature.

His works, particularly Walden, influenced the evolution of the Environmentalist movement.

He also developed his philosophy on civil disobedience, which proved to be an inspiration for later greats such as Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King, both of whom themselves, incidentally, relentlessly and famously pursued their own dreams!

Thoreau’s motivating admonishment urges us to strive for what our hearts desire. It’s all too easy, with the pressures and stresses we experience, to lose sight of what we really want. Don’t let it be so! Be confident! Follow your dreams! Live the life you have imagined!

Thank you, Henry Thoreau.

Thoreau’s inspiring words are but one of a cast of many quotes from the inspiring Poetic Pieces Collection. Thoreau is available as bracelet B-1-4, earrings E-2B-4, pendant SP-1-4 (pictured above, with crystal beads) or key ring KC-2-4

Request a full Poetic Pieces catalogue here.

2 Comments for this entry

Louisa
October 14th, 2011 on 8:07 pm

I LOVE this quote; and live by it completely!! My husband and I have this quote on our matching Blue Turtles rings which we wear in place of our wedding rings. We used the quote as inspiration for our recent relocation to an area that we had always dreamed about living in. It’s so great having a daily reminder of it engraved into our rings. LOVE your work, guys!!

Doron
October 14th, 2011 on 8:19 pm

What a fantastic story, Louisa! We’re honored to be a part of it. Thanks for sharing it with us.










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