From A Week on the Concord River.
From Thoreau’s Journals
“Which is the best man to deal with, — he who knows nothing about a subject, and, what is extremely rare, knows that he knows nothing, or he who really knows something about it, but thinks that he knows all?” From Walking.
From Anti-Slavery and Reform Papers.
“…Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away. It is not important he should mature as soon as an apple tree or an oak. Shall he turn his spring into summer?” From Walden.
From Letters to Various Persons.