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What quote best sets the tone of Walden?


“Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.”


“I would rather sit on a pumpkin, and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”


"I do not propose to write an ode to dejection, but to brag as lustily as chanticleer in the morning, standing on his roost, if only to wake my neighbors up."


“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.”


“be yourself- not your idea of what you think somebody else's idea of yourself should be.”

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