Edwin Way Teale Quotes

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Edwin Way Teale Quotes

Better a thousand times even a swiftly fading, ephemeral moment of life than the epoch-long unconsciousness of the stone.
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It is morally as bad not to care whether a thing is true or not, so long as it makes you feel good, as it is not to care how you got your money as long as you have got it.

— Edwin Way Teale

Nature is shy and noncommittal in a crowd. To learn her secrets, visit her alone or with a single friend, at most. Everything evades you, everything hides, even your thoughts escape you, when you walk in a crowd.

— Edwin Way Teale

How strangely inaccurate it is to measure length of living by length of life! The space between your birth and death is often far from a true measure of your days of living.

— Edwin Way Teale

For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.

— Edwin Way Teale

Time and space - time to be alone, space to move about - these may well become the great scarcities of tomorrow.

— Edwin Way Teale

To those whom the tree, the birds, the wildflowers represent only "locked-up dollars" have never known or really seen these things.

— Edwin Way Teale

Any fine morning, a power saw can fell a tree that took a thousand years to grow.

— Edwin Way Teale

To the lost man, to the pioneer penetrating a new country, to the naturalist who wishes to see the wild land at its wildest, the advice is always the same - follow a river. The river is the original forest highway. It is nature's own Wilderness Road.

— Edwin Way Teale

A man who never sees a bluebird only half lives.

— Edwin Way Teale

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