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Steve Graf

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It seems to me that, and even more than most other quotable people,  Aldo Leopold's words were dense with meaning.  There is no need to take a highlighter to his writing as the whole dang thing would be yellow.

Here's one from the book "A Fierce Green Fire":
"Harmony with the land is like harmony with a friend;
You cannot cherish his right hand and cut off his left...
You cannot love game and hate predators;
You cannot conserve the waters and waste the ranges;
You cannot build the forest and mine the farm.
The land is one organism."

Do you have any favorites?
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Steve, I like this one by Maurice Thompson:

"The sound of a bow in a lonely place,
the swish of an arrow through a low trajectory,
and the momentary and lingering suspense while the shot yet twinkles in doubt,
these are the elements of delight that is beyond telling."

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I like that one too!

But, well, hmmmm....  I was thinking more along the lines of favorite quotes from Leopold in particular...
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By far, my favorite
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