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Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The land-relation is still strictly economic, entailing privileges The land-relation is still strictly economic, entailing privileges but not obligations Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: It is in midwinter that I sometimes glean It is in midwinter that I sometimes glean from my pines ... a curious transfusion of courage. Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Hemispheric solidarity is new among statesmen, but not Hemispheric solidarity is new among statesmen, but not among the feathered navies of the sky. Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The modern dogma is comfort at any cost. The modern dogma is comfort at any cost. Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: There is time not only to see who There is time not only to see who has done what, but to speculate why. Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The most fun lies in seeing and studying The most fun lies in seeing and studying the unknown. Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The boundary between tame and wild exists only The boundary between tame and wild exists only in the imperfections of the human mind. Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Wilderness is the raw material out of which Wilderness is the raw material out of which man has hammered the artifact called civilization. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Wilderness is a resource which can shrink but Wilderness is a resource which can shrink but not grow ... creation of new wilderness in the full sense of the word is impossible. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: We can be ethical only in relation to We can be ethical only in relation to something we can see, feel, understand, love, or otherwise have faith in. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: It must be poor life that achieves freedom It must be poor life that achieves freedom from fear. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: We stand guard over works of art, but We stand guard over works of art, but species representing the work of aeons are stolen from under our noses — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Ethical behavior is doing the right thing when Ethical behavior is doing the right thing when no one else is watching- even when doing the wrong thing is legal. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: There can be no doubt that a society There can be no doubt that a society rooted in the soil is more stable than
one rooted in pavements. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The whole conflict thus boils down to a The whole conflict thus boils down to a question of degree. We of the minority see a law of diminishing returns in progress; our opponents do not. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Teach the student to see the land, understand Teach the student to see the land, understand what he sees, and enjoy what he understands. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The rich diversity of the world's cultures reflects The rich diversity of the world's cultures reflects a corresponding diversity in the wilds that gave them birth. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: A river or stream is a cycle of A river or stream is a cycle of energy from sun to plants to insects to fish. It is a continuum broken only by humans. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Never had there been so rare a day, Never had there been so rare a day, or so rich a solitude top spend it in. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Nonconformity is the highest evolutionary attainment of social Nonconformity is the highest evolutionary attainment of social animals. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: In our attempt to make conservation easy, we In our attempt to make conservation easy, we have made it trivial. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: In country, as in people, a plain exterior In country, as in people, a plain exterior often conceals
hidden riches, to perceive which requires much living in and with. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The good life of any river may depend The good life of any river may depend on the perception of its music; and the preservation of some music to perceive. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: To build a road is so much simpler To build a road is so much simpler than to think of what the country really needs. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Prudence never kindled a fire in the human Prudence never kindled a fire in the human mind; I have no hope for conservation born of fear. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: That the situation appears hopeless should not prevent That the situation appears hopeless should not prevent us from doing our
best. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: I do not imply that this philosophy of I do not imply that this philosophy of land was always clear to me. It is rather the end result of a life journey. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: For one species to mourn the death of For one species to mourn the death of another is a new thing under the sun. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Once you learn to read the land, I Once you learn to read the land, I have no fear of what you will do to it, or with it. And I know many pleasant things it will do to you. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Only the mountain has lived long enough to Only the mountain has lived long enough to listen objectively to the howl of the wolf. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Patriotism requires less and less of making the Patriotism requires less and less of making the eagle scream, but more and more of making him think. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The landscape of any farm is the owner's The landscape of any farm is the owner's portrait of himself. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Conservation viewed in its entirety, is the slow Conservation viewed in its entirety, is the slow and laborious unfolding of a new relationship between people and land. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: An oak is no respecter of persons. An oak is no respecter of persons. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: To any one for whom wild things are To any one for whom wild things are something more than a pleasant diversion, (conservation) constitutes one of the milestones in moral evolution. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Camp-keeping in the Delta was not all beer Camp-keeping in the Delta was not all beer and skittles. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: They know no urge of seasons; they feel They know no urge of seasons; they feel no kiss of sun, no lash of wind and weather. They live forever by not living at all. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Agricultural science is largely a race between the Agricultural science is largely a race between the emergence of new pests and the emergence of new techniques for their control. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: In wildness is the salvation of the world, In wildness is the salvation of the world, — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: That dark laboratory we call the soil. That dark laboratory we call the soil. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Obligations have no meaning without conscience, and the Obligations have no meaning without conscience, and the problem we face is the extension of the social conscience from people to the land — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: It is, by common consent, a good thing It is, by common consent, a good thing for people to get back to nature. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: If the land mechanism as a whole is If the land mechanism as a whole is good then every part is good, whether we understand it or not ... — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: A peculiar virtue in wildlife ethics is that A peculiar virtue in wildlife ethics is that the hunter ordinarily has no gallery to applaud or disapprove of his conduct — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The outstanding scientific discovery of the twentieth century The outstanding scientific discovery of the twentieth century is not television, or radio, but rather the complexity of the land organism. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Having to squeeze the last drop of utility Having to squeeze the last drop of utility out of the land has the same desperate finality as having to chop up the furniture to keep warm. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Only economists mistake physical opulence for riches. Only economists mistake physical opulence for riches. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: No important change in ethics was ever accomplished No important change in ethics was ever accomplished without an internal chage in our intellectual emphasis, loyalties, affections, and convictions. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: In June as many as a dozen species 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
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: To look into the eyes of a wolf To look into the eyes of a wolf is to see your own soul - hope you like what you see. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Too much safety seems to yield only danger Too much safety seems to yield only danger in the long run, — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Wilderness is the very stuff America is made Wilderness is the very stuff America is made of. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: It is part of wisdom never to revisit It is part of wisdom never to revisit a wilderness, for the more golden the lily, the more certain that someone has gilded it. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: That land is a community is the basic That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: I am convinced that most Americans of the I am convinced that most Americans of the new generation have no idea what a decent forest looks like. The only way to tell them is to show them. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: The life of every river sings its own The life of every river sings its own song, but in most the song is long marred by the discords of misuse. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: What a dull world if we knew all What a dull world if we knew all about geese! — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Relegating conservation to government is like relegating virtue Relegating conservation to government is like relegating virtue to the Sabbath. Turns over to professionals what should be daily work of amateurs . — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Health is the capacity of the land for Health is the capacity of the land for self-renewal. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: To those devoid of imagination a blank place To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: I love all trees, but I am in I love all trees, but I am in love with pines. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Wildflower corners are easy to maintain, but once Wildflower corners are easy to maintain, but once gone, they are hard to rebuild. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Conservation is a state of harmony between men Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Education, I fear, is learning to see one Education, I fear, is learning to see one thing by going blind to another. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Land health is the capacity for self-renewal in Land health is the capacity for self-renewal in the soils, waters, plants, and animals that collectively comprise the land. — Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold Quotes By Aldo Leopold: Relegating grizzlies to Alaska is about like relegating Relegating grizzlies to Alaska is about like relegating happiness heaven; one may never get there. — Aldo Leopold