27 May 2014

Rachel Carson birthday quotes

Today is Rachel Carson's 107th birthday. We can celebrate with quotes...

The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster.

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. ― in Silent Spring
This is an era of specialists, each of whom sees his own problem and is unaware of or intolerant of the larger frame into which it fits.

or full passages from her writing.

Happy birthday reading.

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