Self Quotations


What is the value of his esteem who does not justly esteem another? — Journal, 15 February 1851—Journal, 15 February 1851
When once I have learned my place in the sphere I will fill it once for all. — Journal, 4 February 1841—Journal, 4 February 1841
Whether he sleeps or wakes—whether he runs or walks—whether he uses a microscope or a telescope, or his naked eye—a man never discovers anything, never overtakes anything, or leaves anything behind, but himself.—Thoreau to H. G. O. Blake, 20 May 1860
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