Henry David Thoreau Quotes
What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
The Journal (October 31, 1850); The Writings of Henry David Thoreau (Houghton, Mifflin and Co., ed. 1906), Volume VIII, Chapter I, Page 83
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Henry David Thoreau
July 12, 1817 - May 6, 1862