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Quotation by Henry David Thoreau
Where the citizen uses a mere sliver or board, the pioneer uses the whole trunk of a tree.
Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Chesuncook" (1858) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 139, Houghton Mifflin (1906).
Thoreau refers to a log cabin in the Maine woods.
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