Henry David Thoreau Quote

The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had not sometimes got in its way.


A Yankee in Canada: With Anti-slavery and Reform Papers (ed. 1866)

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The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had...

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The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had...

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The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had...

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The character inherent in the American people has done all that has been accomplished; and it would have done somewhat more, if the government had...