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

Posts tagged “trees

“The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity … and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.” – William Blake (1757-1827) Letter to Revd Dr Trusler, 1799-08-23

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“Keep your sense of proportion by regularly, preferably daily, visiting the natural world” – Catlin Matthews


“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


“The poetry of the earth is never dead” ~ John Keats


“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks” – John Muir