Archive for the ‘nature’ Category

Quote of the day, Nov. 5

November 5, 2015

John Muir, on nature

“God never made an ugly landscape. All that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild.”

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Quote of the day, Oct. 14

October 14, 2015

George Mallory, on Mt. Everest (1921)

“Gradually, very gradually, we saw the great mountain sides and glaciers and aretes, now one fragment and now another through the floating rifts, until far higher in the sky than imagination had dared to suggest the white summit of Everest appeared.”