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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
I have lived some thirty-odd years on this planet, and I have yet to hear the first syllable of valuable or even earnest advice from my seniors.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. journal entry, Feb. 11, 1852. Journals (1906).
The thought was picked up again in Thoreau Walden, "Economy" (1854).
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