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Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them


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We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.

We abuse land because we regard it as a commodity belonging to us. When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect.



Land is not merely soil, it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals.

Land is not merely soil, it is a fountain of energy flowing through a circuit of soils, plants and animals.



Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.

Harmony with land is like harmony with a friend; you cannot cherish his right hand and chop off his left.



There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.

There are some who can live without wild things and some who cannot.



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.

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.



The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: 'What good is it?

The last word in ignorance is the man who says of an animal or plant: 'What good is it?



There can be no doubt that a society rooted in the soil is more stable than one rooted in pavements.

There can be no doubt that a society rooted in the soil is more stable than one rooted in pavements.



There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.

There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.



The first law of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts

The first law of intelligent tinkering is to save all the parts



To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.

To keep every cog and wheel is the first precaution of intelligent tinkering.





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The environment is better and better for Democrats.

The environment is better and better for Democrats.




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