Go on the Deck, See the Moonlight Amid the Mountains

“The surface of the earth is soft and impressible by the feet of men; and so with the paths which the mind travels. How worn and dusty, then, must be the highways of the world, how deep the ruts of tradition and conformity! I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains.” 

Henry David Thoreau, Walden

14 thoughts on “Go on the Deck, See the Moonlight Amid the Mountains

  1. Oh wow, I really felt these words. Thank you for sharing this Julie. You are inspiring as always. Lisa ❤

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