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" All the great crimes of history, lest we forget, have their genesis in the moral wilderness of their times. "
" As a philosopher, I'm not obliged to explore every unknown wilderness. "
" As one who has often felt this need, and who has found refreshment in wild places, I attest to the recreational value of wilderness. "
" Bad as was being shot by some of our own troops in the battle of the Wilderness, - that was an honest mistake, one of the accidents of war, - being shot at, since the war, by many officers, was worse. "
" Be bored and see where it takes you, because the imagination's dusty wilderness is worth crossing if you want to sculpt your soul. "
" Don't complain. The Israelites wasted forty years murmuring and complaining in the wilderness, when they could have just obeyed God and entered into their Promised Land. "
" Every well-written book is a light for me. When you write, you use other writers and their books as guides in the wilderness. "
" For a variety of reasons, I believe, the time is right to resolve many of the long standing and thorny land use, recreation, and wilderness designation issues in Central Idaho. "
Michael K. Simpson
" For short term relaxation, I take a hot tub. It's my best way to unblock writers' block, too. For a bit longer relaxation, I enjoy camping. Just being in the wilderness, with no phones or computers or anything I have to do really refreshes my spirit. "
" Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl: it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling. "
Henry David Thoreau
" Had it not been for the Atlantic Ocean and the virgin wilderness, the United States would never have been the Land of Promise. "
" Humans are the big thing that cause damage in life - in war or whatever - and if I can get away from that and into a wilderness situation, I'm OK. You can more or less live on your own merit. "
" Humans pull together in an odd way when they're in the wilderness. It's astonishing how few people litter and how much they help one another. Indeed, the smartphone app to navigate the Pacific Crest Trail, Halfmile, is a labor of love by hikers who make it available as a free download. "
" I am not a conventionally religious man, but in the wilderness I have come closest to finding myself and knowing the universe and accepting God - by which I mean accepting all that I don't know. "
" I am very much a city boy, and I really don't get out into the countryside or the wilderness that much at all. "
" I believe that Ronald Reagan will someday make this country what it once was... an arctic wilderness. "
" I come from pioneer stock, developers of the West, people who went out into the wilderness and set up home with nothing but a pair of oxen. "
" I did 'The Grey,' and it was very intense and emotional because we're in the wilderness, and it was always 30 degrees. You kind of lose your sense of reality in the fact that you're filming a movie. "
" I'd much rather be in the expanse of the wilderness because it feels like part of my world. It's a unique perspective. You're this tiny speck in a huge environment, and it's nice to be reminded of that. "
" I do not connect fashion to elegance. Elegance is in the wilderness, and fashion is in the domestic. "
" I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess. "
" I fly myself everywhere. I like all kinds of flying, including practical flying for search and rescue. And I also like to fly into the backcountry, usually the Frank Church Wilderness in Idaho. I go with a group of friends, and we set up camp for about five days and explore little dirt strips and canyons. "
" If the enemy could only know that Marcus Garvey is but a John the Baptist in the wilderness, that a greater and more dangerous Marcus Garvey is yet to appear, the Garvey with whom you will have to reckon for the injustice of the present generation. "
" If you're becoming weary and disillusioned with Australian values, Judeo-Christian values or Western civilisation, I recommend strangers - they're such a glorious, redeeming wilderness to wander into. "
" If you spend time alone in the wilderness, you get very attuned to living things. "
" I go on a hunting safari at least once a year to Botswana, which is fantastic because we have a huge area of wilderness entirely to ourselves. My island covers roughly 55 acres, which again I have to myself, with nearly half a kilometre of private beach with my own jetties and boats. "
" I grew up in Rhodesia on my father's ranch and every year he used to take us on safari in some remote area of the wilderness. "
" I guess, as a conductor, one goes in and out of fashion. Your career starts with a bang, everyone thinks you're wonderful, and then with middle age, something happens and you go into the wilderness. "
" I have a number of places on my wish list, including Antarctica, the Norwegian fjords, and the Amazon. I have a passion for wilderness, and Siberia is on my list - however, that may be a bridge too far. "
" I have a perfect life where I read; I go out into the wilderness and camp. I meet scientists and learn about their studies of wild animals, and then I come home... and start creating the world I have seen. "
Jean Craighead George
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