I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.Rate it:(5.00 / 1 vote)Say it

Henry David Thoreau

United States writer and social critic (1817-1862)

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