Every hidden cell is throbbing with music and life, every fiber thrilling like harp strings.
I have precious little sympathy for the selfish propriety of civilized man, and if a war of races should occur between the wild beasts and Lord Man, I would be tempted to sympathise with the bears.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||21st April, 1838|
|Death:||24th December, 1914|
|Profession:||Environmentalist, Geologist, Mountaineer, Naturalist|
John Muir was born in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland. He was a Scottish-born American environmentalist, naturalist, geologist, mountaineer and author. He studied at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His activism has helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and many other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he co-founded, is a prominent American conservation organization. The 211-mile John Muir Trail, a hiking trail in the Sierra Nevada, was named in his honor. In Scotland, the John Muir Way, a 130-mile-long route, was named in honor of him. He wrote several books include: The mountains of California, Our National Parks, Stickeen, My first summer in the Sierra, The Yosemite, The Story of My Boyhood and Youth, Travels in Alaska, A Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf, and Steep Trails.
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