"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
"The environment is everything that isn't me."Margaret Mead on Albert Einstein
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."Margaret Mead on John Muir
"Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth."Margaret Mead on Henry David Thoreau
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."Margaret Mead on John Muir
"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe."Margaret Mead on John Muir
"As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost."
"It is utterly false and cruelly arbitrary to put all the play and learning into childhood, all the work into middle age, and all the regrets into old age."
"Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful."
"Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world. For, indeed, that's all who ever have."
"A small group of thoughtful people could change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
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