Friday, March 25, 2011

man is but the place where I stand


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I do not value any view of the universe
 into which man and the institutions of man 
enter very largely and absorb much of the attention.  
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Man is but the place where I stand; 
and the prospect hence is infinite.

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~ Henry David Thoreau
from his journal, 1852
art by roderick maclver

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