John Muir quotes

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Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

John Muir

John Muir

John Muir

John Muir also known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American:42naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books describing his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada, have been read by millions. His activism has helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and many other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he co-founded, is a prominent American conservation organization. The 211-mile John Muir Trail, a hiking trail in the Sierra Nevada, was named in his honor. Other such places include Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, John Muir College, Mount Muir, Camp Muir, Muir Grove, and Muir Glacier. In Scotland, the John Muir Way, a 130-mile-long route, was named in honor of him.

Birth: 1838-04-21

Died: 1914-12-24

Nickname: J.Muir

Occupation: Engineer,naturalist,philosopher,writer,botanist,geologist,environmentalist

Known for: Founder of,Sierra Club

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