Henry David Thoreau Quote

Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high estimate beyond the stars.


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

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Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high...

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Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high...

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Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high...

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Great men, unknown to their generation, have their fame among the great who have preceded them, and all true worldly fame subsides from their high...