richest sacrifice
...Thoreau's Journal: 4-Feb-1841

Brave speaking is the most entire and richest sacrifice to the gods.


michael jameson said...

you can talk brave for a while, people will only wonder, most play the fool, some act!, as you age hope you were one that acted !.

Quinton Blue said...

Does anybody know the context of Thoreau's line here?

Northland said...

Thoreau, on this day, talks in near proverb terms. The quote is a stand-alone and last line on his day's Journal entry.