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Those who contemplate the beauty of the Earth will  find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

Rachel Carson

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“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.”

Rachael Carson

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” Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species — man — acquired significant power to alter the nature of his world.”

Rachael Carson

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It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.

Rachael Carson

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If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.

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always returning

“For all at last returns to the sea — to Oceanus, the ocean river, like the everflowing stream of time, the beginning and the end.”

Rachael Carson

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If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.

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