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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
If I were confined to a corner of a garret all my days, like a spider, the world would be just as large to me while I had my thoughts about me.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden, "Conclusion," (1854).
This reflection was carried over from Thoreau's journals, in the entry for Oct. 1850.
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