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Henry David Thoreau: 10 quotes to mark Independence Day

On July 4, 1845, Henry David Thoreau moved to a small cabin he’d built near Walden Pond outside Concord, Mass. Here are 10 quotes from Thoreau’s famous narrative.

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"Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate."

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