Henry David Thoreau Quote

What avail all your scholarly accomplishments and learning, compared with wisdom and manhood? To omit his other behavior, see whata work this comparatively unread and unlettered man wrote within six weeks. Where is our professor of belles-lettres, or of logic and rhetoric, who can write so well?


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

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What avail all your scholarly accomplishments and learning, compared with wisdom and manhood? To omit his other behavior, see whata work this...

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What avail all your scholarly accomplishments and learning, compared with wisdom and manhood? To omit his other behavior, see whata work this...

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What avail all your scholarly accomplishments and learning, compared with wisdom and manhood? To omit his other behavior, see whata work this...

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What avail all your scholarly accomplishments and learning, compared with wisdom and manhood? To omit his other behavior, see whata work this...