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The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.


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Friendship is never established as an understood relation. It is a miracle which requires constant proofs. It is an exercise of the purest imagination and of the rarest faith.
Henry David Thoreau

What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
Henry David Thoreau

We cannot well do without our sins they are the highway of our virtue.
Henry David Thoreau

The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait till that other is ready.
Henry David Thoreau

I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now.
Henry David Thoreau

No doubt another may also think for me but it is not therefore desirable that he should do so to the exclusion of my thinking for myself
Henry David Thoreau

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