"Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for
a just man is also a prison ... the only house in a slave State in
which a free man can abide with honor."
Henry David Thoreau
(1817-1862) American author, poet, philosopher, polymath, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and transcendentalist
Stray Birds, 1849