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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
It is strange that they will make ado when a man's body is buried, but not when he thus really and tragically dies, or seems to die.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, December 29, 1847, to Ralph Waldo Emerson, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 146, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
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