Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Thoreau's Reflections

Several years ago I purchased Henry David Thoreau's Walden. One thing he wrote, I jotted down and added it to my e-document of personal favorite quotes. He wrote,

No man ever stood lower in my estimation for having a patch in his clothes; yet I am sure that there is a greater anxiety, commonly, to have fashionable or at least clean and unpatched clothes, than to have a sound conscious.

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