Daily Archives: July 11, 2017


“Do not seek expressions, seek thoughts to be expressed.” A century before Einstein bequeathed his famous dictum that “imagination is more important than knowledge” and Richard Feynman delivered his iconic flower-monologue about knowledge and mystery, not a scientist but a Transcendentalist philosopher-poet, Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817–May 6, 1862), […]

Thoreau on Writing and the Splendors of Mystery in an ...