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Maxioms by Henry David Thoreau

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That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.

That government is best which governs the least, because its people discipline themselves.

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What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?

What sort of philosophers are we, who know absolutely nothing about the origin and destiny of cats?

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Cats Quotes,
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We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.

We are always paid for our suspicion by finding what we suspect.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Suspicion Quotes,
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Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul.

Superfluous wealth can buy superfluities only. Money is not required to buy one necessary of the soul.

by Henry David Thoreau Found in: Wealth Quotes,
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The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. read more

The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly.

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