Henry David Thoreau Quote

The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and unprofitable leisure, defrauding himself of the experience which alone can make leisure fruitful.


The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (ed. 1906)

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The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and...

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The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and...

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The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and...

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The student who secures his coveted leisure and retirement by systematically shirking any labor necessary to man obtains but an ignoble and...