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A Few Wilderness Quotations (out of many)

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The clearest way into the universe is through a forest WILDERNESS. — John Muir 1838-1914

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The wilderness needs no defense — only more defenders. — Aldo Leopold

Famous Wilderness Quotes

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinions;
it is easy in solitude to live after your own;
but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd
keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Without enough wilderness America will change. Democracy, with its myriad personalities and increasing sophistication, must be fibred and vitalized by the regular contact with outdoor growths — animals, trees, sun warmth, and free skies — or it will dwindle and pale.” –Walt Whitman