Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau, (1817-1862) American author, poet, philosopher, polymath, abolitionist, naturalist, tax resister, development critic, surveyor, historian, and transcendentalist

Henry David Thoreau Quote

“If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.”

Henry David ThoreauHenry David Thoreau
~ Henry David Thoreau

Ratings and Comments

Mike, Norwalk

ABSOLUTELY ! ! ! Simple, straight forward, and to the point YES ! ! !

E Archer, NYC

The only way bad laws have ever been changed is by first disobeying them.

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    anonymous    2/24/14

    Henry David Thoreau died young.

    Hmmm, . . . I wonder, was it a natural death?

    Ronw13, Oregon

    The unsuspecting Employer by default becomes the "withholding agent" forced upon the people by FDR. Many were cast into jail for rebellion against tyranny. History does repeat itself, as the great reminder. WWG1WGA to MAGA to KAG


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