Henry David Thoreau Quote

No man with a genius for legislation has appeared in America. They are rare in the history of the world. There are orators, politicians, and eloquent men, by the thousand; but the speaker has not yet opened his mouth to speak who is capable of settling the much-vexed questions of the day.


Civil Disobedience (1849)

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No man with a genius for legislation has appeared in America. They are rare in the history of the world. There are orators, politicians, and eloquent ...

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No man with a genius for legislation has appeared in America. They are rare in the history of the world. There are orators, politicians, and eloquent ...

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No man with a genius for legislation has appeared in America. They are rare in the history of the world. There are orators, politicians, and eloquent ...

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No man with a genius for legislation has appeared in America. They are rare in the history of the world. There are orators, politicians, and eloquent ...