“If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life, as an unfailing antidote against the boredom and disenchantments of later years, the sterile preoccupation with things artificial, the alienation from the sources of our strength.”
― Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder

“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

“It is ironic to think that man might determine his own future by something so seemingly trivial as the choice of an insect spray.”
― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

http://www.rachelcarson.org/
check out the slide show

author of Silent Spring in 1962 which launched the environmental movement

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