Every man will be a poet if he can; otherwise a philosopher or man of science. This proves the superiority of the poet.
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Source Notes: Source: HENRY DAVID THOREAU, journal entry, April 11, 1852.The Heart of Thoreaus Journals, ed. Odell Shepard, p. 126 .
Henry David Thoreau (July 12, 1817 - 1862) was an American essayist, poet, and naturalist. Among his lasting contributions were his writings on natural history and philosophy, where he anticipated the methods and findings of ecology and environmental history, two sources of modern day environmentalism.
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