Rachel Carson Quotes.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.
Have we fallen into a mesmerized state that makes us accept as inevitable that which is inferior or detrimental, as though having lost the will or the vision to demand that which is good?
Drink in the beauty and wonder at the meaning of what you see.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.
One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, “What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew i would never see it again?
Science is part of the reality of living; it is the what, the how, and the why of everything in our experience.
Knowing what I do, there would be no future peace for me if I kept silent.
The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate our mastery, not over nature but of ourselves.
If there is poetry in my book about the sea, it is not because I deliberately put it there, but because no one could write truthfully about the sea and leave out the poetry.
Now I truly believe that we in this generation must come to terms with nature, and I think we’re challenged, as mankind has never been challenged before, to prove our maturity and our mastery, not of nature but of ourselves.
There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature.
But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.
In nature nothing exists alone.
Conservation is a cause that has no end. There is no point at which we will say our work is finished.
The most alarming of all man’s assaults upon the environment is the contamination of air, earth, rivers, and sea with dangerous and even lethal materials.