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- Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters.
- Norman Maclean, A River Runs Through It
- You can't stay in your corner of the Forest waiting for others to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes.
- Pooh's Little Instruction Book, inspired by A. A. Milne
- Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)
- It is not much for its beauty that makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanates from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.
- Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894)
- Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
- Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626)
- Seeing wildlife is like seeing celebrities, only better.
- Tanja Andrews, Freshtopia, 08-19-06
- The wild life of today is not ours to do with as we please. The original stock was given to us in trust for the benefit both of the present and the future. We must render an accounting of this trust to those who come after us.
- Theodore Roosevelt (1858 - 1919)
- After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
- Walt Whitman (1819 - 1892)
- And this our life, exempt from public haunt,
Finds tongues in trees, books in running brooks,
Sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), As You Like It, Act II, Scene i, Lines 15-17
- Come unto these yellow sands,
And then take hands:
Courtsied when you have, and kiss'd
The wild waves whist.
- William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), "The Tempest", Act 1 scene 2