Henry David Thoreau Quote

The question is whether you can bear freedom. At present the vast majority of men, whether white or black, require the discipline of labor which enslaves them for their own good.


Journal, ed. by B. Torrey, 1837-1846, 1850-Nov. 3, 1861 (ed. 1906)

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The question is whether you can bear freedom. At present the vast majority of men, whether white or black, require the discipline of labor which...

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The question is whether you can bear freedom. At present the vast majority of men, whether white or black, require the discipline of labor which...

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The question is whether you can bear freedom. At present the vast majority of men, whether white or black, require the discipline of labor which...

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The question is whether you can bear freedom. At present the vast majority of men, whether white or black, require the discipline of labor which...