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Page 8 - ... there is no foundation in nature or in natural law, why a set of words upon parchment should convey the dominion of land...
Page 21 - There is just one hope of repulsing the tyrannical ambition of civilization to conquer every niche on the whole earth. That hope is the organization of spirited people who will fight for the freedom of the wilderness.
Page 34 - I think it not improbable that man, like the grub that prepares a chamber for the winged thing it never has seen but is to be, that man may have cosmic destinies that he does not understand. And so beyond the vision of battling races and an impoverished earth I catch a dreaming glimpse of peace.
Page 21 - Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood, and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans; aim high in hope and work, remembering that a noble, logical diagram once recorded will never die, but long after we are gone will be a living thing, asserting itself with evergrowing insistency.
Page 22 - Primitive on the effective date of the Wilderness Act, September 3, 1964, there shall be no roads or other provision for motorized transportation, no commercial timber cutting, and no occupancy under specialuse permit for hotels, stores, resorts, summer homes, organization camps, hunting and fishing lodges, or similar uses...
Page 33 - Conference restated these objectives in its own words2 as follows : "(a) developing and organizing production, distribution, and utilization of the basic foods to provide diets on a health standard for the peoples of all countries; "(b) stabilizing agricultural prices at levels fair to producers and consumers alike.
Page 4 - Observe always that everything is the result of change, and get used to thinking that there is nothing Nature loves so well as to change existing forms and to make new ones like them.
Page 27 - Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life.