|Open Wiki||Open InfoG||New Quote|
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 (more quotes by Henry David Thoreau or books by/about Henry David Thoreau)
(1817-1862) American author, poet, philosopher, polymath, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and transcendentalist
Stray Birds, 1849
Freedom, Government, Justice, Liberty, Oppression, Prison, Slavery, Terrorism, Tyranny