9.11.2006

Thoreau's Journal: 11-Sep-1852

Genius is like the snapping-turtle, born with a great developed head. They say our brain at birth is one-sixth the weight of our body.

1 comment:

slskenyon said...

Interesting fact here, although I am not sure about the metaphor. Can't take down Thoreau, though, so I'll courteously step down.