Quotation by Henry David Thoreau

Even the elephant carries but a small trunk on his journeys. The perfection of traveling is to travel without baggage.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "A Yankee in Canada" (1853), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 33, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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