Where did the quote “all good things are wild, and free” come from?

i know henry david thoreau said it, i was just wondering where he said it, as i am thinking about getting it as a tattoo and would like to make sure. thanks! :)

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One Answer to “Where did the quote “all good things are wild, and free” come from?”

  1. Calas says:

    “‘Walking’ began as a lecture, delivered at the Concord Lyceum on April 23, 1851 and many other times. It evolved into the essay published in the Atlantic Monthly, after his death in 1862.”The quote is on part 2 of the sections [external link] I was trying to find the info – found this page with other quotes in case you’re still thinking about what to have on the tattoo [external link] …