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Aldo Leopold

Read through the most famous quotes from Aldo Leopold

There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.

— Aldo Leopold

#living #nature #nature

I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.

— Aldo Leopold

#nature #wilderness #nature

Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands through successive stages of the beautiful to values as yet uncaptured by language.

— Aldo Leopold

#beauty #language #nature #art

We shall never achieve harmony with the land, anymore than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.

— Aldo Leopold

#nature #science #inspirational

To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste; to others, the most valuable part.

— Aldo Leopold

#nature #wilderness #imagination

One of the penalties of an ecological education is that one lives alone in a world of wounds.

— Aldo Leopold

#environment #science #education

No matter how intently one studies the hundred little dramas of the woods and meadows, one can never learn all the salient facts about any one of them.

— Aldo Leopold

#nature #nature

A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.

— Aldo Leopold

#community #integrity #otherwise #preserve #right

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

#philosopher #writer #love

Tell me of what plant-birthday a man takes notice, and I shall tell you a good deal about his vocation, his hobbies, his hay fever, and the general level of his ecological education.

— Aldo Leopold

#plants #education

About Aldo Leopold

Aldo Leopold Quotes

Did you know about Aldo Leopold?

Today Leopold's home is an official landmark of the city of Madison. W. "

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Leopold was influential in the development of modern environmental ethics and in the movement for wilderness conservation. His ethics of nature and wildlife preservation had a profound impact on the environmental movement with his ecocentric or holistic ethics regarding land.

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