And sometimes I’m not even sure I know what I think because it’s been so long since I was invited to express it.

‘I am surprised as well as delighted when any one wishes to know what I think.’  23 Mar 1853

Source: Henry David Thoreau, The Journal 1837-1861, Damion Searls (ed.), preface by John R. Stilgoe (New York: New York Review Books, 2009), p. 187


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