Motivational quote by Henry David Thoreau

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What is called genius is the abundance of life and health
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"What is called genius is the abundance of life and health"

- Henry David Thoreau

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Henry David Thoreau's quote recommends that genius is not something that is innate or exclusive to a choose couple of, but rather something that is accessible to everybody. He implies that genius is a result of having an abundance of life and health. This might indicate that having a healthy lifestyle, both physically and psychologically, can result in a greater capacity for imagination and development. Thoreau's quote encourages us to take care of our mind and bodies, as this is the crucial to unlocking our potential. He recommends that genius is not something that is out of reach, but rather something that is within our grasp. By looking after ourselves and living a healthy way of life, we can tap into our own genius and attain fantastic things.

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Henry David Thoreau This quote is written / told by Henry David Thoreau between July 12, 1817 and May 6, 1862. He was a famous Author from USA, the quote is categorized under the topic Motivational. The author also have 190 other quotes.

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