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Quotes by Rachel Carson - (15 quotes)

Rachel Carson - From the Children category:

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. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Earth category:

In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Environment category:

The edge of the sea is a strange and beautiful place. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Future category:

It is ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray... A Who's Who of pesticides is therefore of concern to us all. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Humanity category:

The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate our mastery, not over nature but of ourselves. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Importance category:

It is not half so important to know as to feel. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Journey category:

We stand now where two roads diverge. But unlike the roads in Robert Frost's familiar poem, they are not equally fair. The road we have long been traveling is deceptively easy, a smooth superhighway on which we progress with great speed, but at its end lies disaster. The other fork of the road - the one 'less traveled by' - offers our last, our only chance to reach a destination that assures the preservation of the earth. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Listening category:

The discipline of the writer is to learn to be still and listen to what his subject has to tell him. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Loneliness category:

Those who dwell... among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Nature category:

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature - the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Questions category:

Who would want to live in a world which is just not quite fatal? (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Seeing category:

One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, 'What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?' (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Senses category:

For the sense of smell, almost more than any other, has the power to recall memories and it's a pity we use it so little. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Universe category:

The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction. (Rachel Carson)

Rachel Carson - From the Wonder category:

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