Henry David Thoreau Quote

I would remind my countrymen, that they are to be men first, and Americans only at a late and convenient hour. No matter how valuable law may be to protect your property, even to keep soul and body together, if it do not keep you and humanity together.


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

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I would remind my countrymen, that they are to be men first, and Americans only at a late and convenient hour. No matter how valuable law may be to...

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I would remind my countrymen, that they are to be men first, and Americans only at a late and convenient hour. No matter how valuable law may be to...

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I would remind my countrymen, that they are to be men first, and Americans only at a late and convenient hour. No matter how valuable law may be to...

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I would remind my countrymen, that they are to be men first, and Americans only at a late and convenient hour. No matter how valuable law may be to...