“Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” – William Abby

Leaves

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir

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“The wilderness and the idea of wilderness is one of the permanent homes of the human spirit.” – Joseph Wood Krutch


“Now nature is not at variance with art, nor art with nature; they being both the servants of his providence. Art is the perfection of nature. Were the world now as it was the sixth day, there were yet a chaos. Nature hath made one world, and art another. In brief, all things are artificial; for nature is the art of God.” – Sir Thomas Browne


“Nature is often hidden; sometimes overcome; seldom extinguished.” – Sir Francis Bacon – Of Nature in Men


“Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.” – George Bernard Shaw


“Each season has its joys to treasure, to lift one’s spirits and bring us pleasure.”