Henry David Thoreau Quote

What a battle a man must fight everywhere to maintain his standing army of thoughts, and march with them in orderly array throughthe always hostile country! How many enemies there are to sane thinking! Every soldier has succumbed to them before he enlists for those other battles.


Letters to Various Persons (ed. 1865)

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What a battle a man must fight everywhere to maintain his standing army of thoughts, and march with them in orderly array throughthe always hostile...

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What a battle a man must fight everywhere to maintain his standing army of thoughts, and march with them in orderly array throughthe always hostile...

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What a battle a man must fight everywhere to maintain his standing army of thoughts, and march with them in orderly array throughthe always hostile...

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What a battle a man must fight everywhere to maintain his standing army of thoughts, and march with them in orderly array throughthe always hostile...