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"most men lead lives of silent "

what does that quotes mean to you write 5-7 sentences

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    Is the entire quote -- "Most men lead lives of quiet desperation"?

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    i think so can u please helpp!

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    I like my version: Most married men live lives of silence.

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    Yes -- now that you posted the complete quote. :-)

    Although Bobpursley's version is true for many, let's examine the original quote by Henry David Thoreau. He means that most men are so caught up in their routine -- work, chores, socializing, etc., that they don't really see and understand their own lives. They just plod along, doing their duty without really living the examined and true life.

    http://www.trivia-library.com/b/origins-of-sayings-the-mass-of-men-lead-lives-of-quiet-desperation.htm

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    Here's another quote somewhat along the same lines as what Thoreau said:

    If you keep your nose to the grindstone, what do you get? A short nose!

    Sra

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    Better advice: "stop and smell the roses." That is why so many companies are stressing "balance" in life. "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy" so to speak.

    Sra

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