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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
I only desire sincere relations with the worthiest of my acquaintance, that they may give me an opportunity once in a year to speak the truth.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Journals, entry for Aug. 24, 1851 (1906).
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