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Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) was a leading writer, transcendentalist and lifelong abolitionist. He is best known for his memoir Walden in which he advocated for simple, ethical living within natural surroundings. Today countless people point to Thoreau as the father of this century's environmental movement.

Personality Profile For Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

The following is a personality profile of Henry David Thoreau based on his work.

Henry David Thoreau is unconventional.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Henry David Thoreau is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for discovery.

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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