Joseph Wood Krutch Quotes

Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Logic is the art of going wrong with confidence

Joseph Wood Krutch

Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable

Joseph Wood Krutch

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Anxiety and distress, interrupted occasionally by pleasure, is the normal course of man's existence.

Joseph Wood Krutch

The wilderness and the idea of wilderness is one of the permanent homes of the human spirit.

Joseph Wood Krutch

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.

Joseph Wood Krutch

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.

Joseph Wood Krutch

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.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Civilizations die from philosophical calm, irony, and the sense of fair play quite as surely as they die of debauchery.

Joseph Wood Krutch

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.

Joseph Wood Krutch

Not to have known -- as most men have not -- either the mountain or the desert is not to have known oneís self.

Joseph Wood Krutch

It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.

Joseph Wood Krutch

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.

Joseph Wood Krutch

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