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Wilderness Quotes

Henry David Thoreau
In wilderness is the preservation of the world.
Henry David Thoreau
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Henry David Thoreau
We need the tonic of wildness, to wade sometimes in marshes where the bittern and the meadow-hen lurk, and hear the booming of the snipe; to smell the whispering sedge where only some wilder and more solitary fowl builds her nest, and the mink crawls with its belly close to the ground.
Henry David Thoreau
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Gerard Hopkins
What would the world be, once bereft of wet and wildness? Let them be left. O let them be left, wildness and wet; Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.
Gerard Hopkins
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Wildness and silence disappeared from the countryside, sweetness fell from the air, not because anyone wished them to vanish or fall but because throughways had to floor the meadows with cement to carry the automobiles which advancing technology produced. Tropical beaches turned into high-priced slums where thousand-room hotels elbowed each other for glimpses of once-famous surf not because those who loved the beaches wanted them there but because enormous jets could bring a million tourists every year -- and therefore did.
Archibald MacLeish
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William Cullen Bryant
All at onceA fresher wind sweeps by, and breaks my dream,And I am in the wilderness alone.
William Cullen Bryant
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Yet also I lifted up my hand unto them in the wilderness, that I would not bring them into the land which I had given them, flowing with milk and honey, which is the glory of all lands; / Because they despised my judgments, and walked not in my statutes, but polluted my sabbaths: for their heart went after their idols.
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And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind? / But what went ye out for to see? A man clothed in soft raiment? behold, they that wear soft clothing are in kings' houses.
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And they turned and fled toward the wilderness unto the rock of Rimmon: and they gleaned of them in the highways five thousand men; and pursued hard after them unto Gidom, and slew two thousand men of them.
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And to the woman were given two wings of a great eagle, that she might fly into the wilderness, into her place, where she is nourished for a time, and times, and half a time, from the face of the serpent.
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For they were departed from Rephidim, and were come to the desert of Sinai, and had pitched in the wilderness; and there Israel camped before the mount.
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And the LORD said to Aaron, Go into the wilderness to meet Moses. And he went, and met him in the mount of God, and kissed him.
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And when Judah came toward the watch tower in the wilderness, they looked unto the multitude, and, behold, they were dead bodies fallen to the earth, and none escaped.
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Behold, as wild asses in the desert, go they forth to their work; rising betimes for a prey: the wilderness yieldeth food for them and for their children.
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After you've been wandering in the wilderness and you've done your work, something will rise to the surface that it is so clear, that your skills, passion and preference are tailored for the job.
Ruth Luban
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I will open rivers in high places, and fountains in the midst of the valleys: I will make the wilderness a pool of water, and the dry land springs of water.
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See, I will tarry in the plain of the wilderness, until there come word from you to certify me.
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Mark Whitaker
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We are a voice crying in the wilderness.
Marilyn Marinelli
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Therefore, behold, I will allure her, and bring her into the wilderness, and speak comfortably unto her.
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We openly talk about wilderness in this administration. We are not scared of the word. We use it openly. And I think the next generation of users is going to come to Maine for wilderness experiences.
Patrick McGowan
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For if ye turn away from after him, he will yet again leave them in the wilderness; and ye shall destroy all this people.
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And I will leave thee thrown into the wilderness, thee and all the fish of thy rivers: thou shalt fall upon the open fields; thou shalt not be brought together, nor gathered: I have given thee for meat to the beasts of the field and to the fowls of the heaven.
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The problem for bike riders, joggers and hikers in the wilderness is that the mountain lion has its own habitat.
Pat McDonnell
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Percy Bysshe Shelley
The unquiet republic of the maze of planets, struggling fierce towards heaven's free wilderness
Percy Bysshe Shelley
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You open the door to aircraft in the wilderness anywhere you see a wolf, you open it when you see an elk or anything else.
Jon Marvel
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Idaho has a number of areas that are being considered for wilderness areas... and perhaps as Secretary of the Interior, Kempthorne would be in a position to move that forward.
Justin Hayes
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To plunder, to slaughter, to steal, these things they misname empire; and where they make a wilderness, they call it peace.
Publius Tacitus
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Long may Elton John continue to be a foul mouthed voice in the wilderness, ranting against the pomposity of pop and entertaining us all into the bargain.
Lorraine Kelly
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The tent is at the foot of the Fisher Towers, spires of skinny red rock set in a wilderness a quarter of a mile from the river. Intermission is at sunset, a show unto itself.
Michael Barrett
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It feels like a backcountry wilderness primitive campsite.
Michael Carr
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