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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
I do not know what right I have to so much happiness, but rather hold it in reserve till the time of my desert.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, September 8, 1841, to Lucy Brown, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 38, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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