When it comes time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.  —Henry David Thoreau

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When it comes time to die, let us not discover that we have never lived.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

naturalist, author, philosopher

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Thirupathy R from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. JUNE 6, 2018
It is good to find out how far we have lived our lives. What was our destination and are we heading towards it. Something to ponder.


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