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Norman Maclean

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Slowly we became silent, and silence itself if an enemy to friendship.

— Norman Maclean

#friends #friendship #philosophy #silence #friendship

I knew that, when needed, mountains would move for me.

— Norman Maclean

#nature-writing #inspirational

Unless we are willing to escape into sentimentality or fantasy, often the best we can do with catastrophes, even our own, is to find out exactly what happened and restore some of the missing parts.

— Norman Maclean


A mystery of the universe is how it has managed to survive with so much volunteer help.

— Norman Maclean

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Ahead and to the west was our ranger station - and the mountains of Idaho, poems of geology stretching beyond any boundaries and seemingly even beyond the world.

— Norman Maclean

#geology #idaho #landscape #mountains #nature

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.

— Norman Maclean

#eventually #into #merge #river #runs

At sunrise everything is luminous but not clear. It is those we live with and love and should know who elude us. You can love completely without complete understanding.

— Norman Maclean

#complete #complete understanding #completely #elude #everything

About Norman Maclean

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Selections from his work plus previously unpubliNorman Macleand material including letters and his writings on George Armstrong Custer and the Battle of the Little Big Horn. Norman Fitzroy Maclean (December 23 1902 – August 2 1990) was an American author and scholar noted for his books A River Runs Through It and Other Stories (1976) and Young Men and Fire (1992). Too young to enlist in the military during World War I Maclean worked in logging camps and for the United States Forest Service in what is now the Bitterroot National Forest of northwestern Montana.

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