“I hardly know an intellectual man, even, who is so broad and truly liberal that you can think aloud…”

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“I hardly know an intellectual man, even, who is so broad and truly liberal that you can think aloud in his society. Most with whom you endeavor to talk soon come to a stand against some institution in which they appear to hold stock, — that is, some particular, not universal, way of viewing things.”

Henry David Thoreau, “Life Without Principle”

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