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“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”

 

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Dec 18, 2012 1:54 AM

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“A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”

briefly explain the relevance of the quotes as it relates to Thoreau’s philosophy.

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Aslan
Dec 18, 2012 3:02 AM

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Thoreau wanted to leave the trappings of materialistic per suits behind. Simplicity was the name of his game, the more he let go the richer he felt.
 

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