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"One swallow does not make a summer, but one skein of geese, cleaving the murk of March thaw, is the Spring." Aldo Leopold
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"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul." John Muir
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"If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed." Luther Burbank
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"There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords." John Muir
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"One may as well dam for water tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man." John Muir
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"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings." John Muir
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"Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind, going and coming like ourselves, traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day, and through space heaven knows how fast and far!" John Muir
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"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!" John Muir
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"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe." John Muir
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"The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual." John Muir
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"A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease." John Muir
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"To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world." John Muir
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"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks." John Muir
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"Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land." Aldo Leopold
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"We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive." Aldo Leopold
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"Recreational development is a job not of building roads into the lovely country, but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind." Aldo Leopold
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"I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do." John Muir
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"Examine each question in terms of what is ethically and aesthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient." Aldo Leopold
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"The power of imagination makes us infinite." John Muir
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"A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." Aldo Leopold
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"In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them." Aldo Leopold
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