Henry David Thoreau

Shall a man go and hang himself because he belongs to the race of pygmies, and not be the biggest pygmy that he can? Let every one mind his own business, and endeavor to be what he was made.

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) Discuss

2 responses to “Henry David Thoreau

  1. Oh the absolute truth of this concept couldn’t be truer today than it was in the 1800’s …

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    • And it will stay true….Just because time passes, doesn’t mean that human nature changes, for better anyway, so yes, some truth are there forever and ever…again
      Thanks for your comment!

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