Henry David Thoreau Quote

We are independent of the change we detect. The longer the lever, the less perceptible its motion. It is the slowest pulsation which is the most vital. The hero then will know how to wait, as well as to make haste. All good abides with him who waiteth wisely; we shall sooner overtake the dawn by remaining here than by hurrying over the hills of the west.


A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (ed. 1873)

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We are independent of the change we detect. The longer the lever, the less perceptible its motion. It is the slowest pulsation which is the most...

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We are independent of the change we detect. The longer the lever, the less perceptible its motion. It is the slowest pulsation which is the most...

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We are independent of the change we detect. The longer the lever, the less perceptible its motion. It is the slowest pulsation which is the most...

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We are independent of the change we detect. The longer the lever, the less perceptible its motion. It is the slowest pulsation which is the most...