Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.
Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence
Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.
Anxiety and distress, interrupted occasionally by pleasure, is the normal course of man's existence.
The wilderness and the idea of wilderness is one of the permanent homes of the human spirit.
If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.
It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.
Civilizations die from philosophical calm, irony, and the sense of fair play quite as surely as they die of debauchery.
If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.
Not to have known -- as most men have not -- either the mountain or the desert is not to have known oneís self.
It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman.
The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.