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Henry David Thoreau in his famous short storynovel Walden Or Life in The Woods had many great life lessons and quotes The quote that I will be choosing is the one that affects me the most This quote is on page 212 about the middle of the paragraph The quote reads Simplicity simplicity simplicity I say let your affairs be as two or three and not a hundred or a thousand instead of a million count half a dozen and keep your accounts on your thumbnail In my opinion I think that the quote interprets many meanings especially the meanings of hope strive and stress Hope can come out of this quote because I believe that if you keep a simple life it will give me hope and courage to be the best If I would keep things simple in my life then I could have my own hope instead of worrying about others and who has what I could give my self hope and just think of how fortunate I am This quote also has a meaning of letting me want to strive in my life because if I keep things simple then I wouldnt have to worry about the burdens of other people or anything in that matter I can look at myself and let my fortunes lead me to strive for the best Another thing this quote gives me is relief from stress Stress plays a big role in my life and when I got a hold of this quote it got me to think I thought about how I only have to keep it real dont have to do favors for others and just keep it simple and I will be stress free These three are many of the ideas that Henry David Thoreaus quotes have given me Henry David Thoreau was a great man who lived a life that many people seek and only a few will get Now that
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