Henry David Thoreau Quote

Spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it, reminds me of the Englishman who went to India to make a fortune first, in order that he might return to England and live the life of a poet. He should have gone up garret at once.


Walden (ed. 1882)

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Spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it, reminds me of the...

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Spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it, reminds me of the...

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Spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it, reminds me of the...

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Spending of the best part of one's life earning money in order to enjoy questionable liberty during the least valuable part of it, reminds me of the...