Posted by: jackslife | September 18, 2009

Thoreau on Quiet Desperation

I found this quote from Thoreau to be quite amusing. Just think if he had seen our modern cubical revolution.

“When sometimes I am reminded that the mechanics and shopkeepers stay in their shops not only all the forenoon, but all the afternoon too, sitting with crossed legs, so many of them—as if the legs were made to sit upon, and not to stand or walk upon—I think that they deserve some credit for not having committed suicide long ago.”

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