Thoreau - highest calling quotesThoreau quotes.

Created to resemble a page from an old manuscript.
Lettering done with gouache, and gold accents.


Original 16 x 21
Matted to 18 x 24
Can be ordered in other colors.

Price - Matted original - $450

Framing is available.

 

 

Text:

We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake,
not by mechanical aids, buy by an infinite expectation
at the dawn of Christ in his now presence and
future coming. Thus, man is not even forsaken in our soundest sleep.

I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability
of God in man.
By this man is elevated in his live by conscious desire and endeavor.

It is something to be able to paint a particular picture,
or carve a statue, and so to make a few objects beautiful.
But it is far more glorious to carve and paint the very atmosphere
and medium through which we look, which morally we can choose to do.

to affect the qualities of our days, that is the highest of arts.

Every man is tasked to make his life, even its details,
worthy of the contemplation of his Heavenly Father and,
therefore, to His Glory and ultimately ours.

Taken from various quotes from Thoreau.

 

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