“Once they are gone, the trees and the grasslands, the screaming waterfowl, the beavers, and the antelope, we can only remember them with longing. We are not god. We cannot make America over again as it was in the beginning, but we can come to what is left of our heritage with a patriot’s reverence”.
From Things Precious & Wild: A Book of Nature Quotations by John K. Terres
Michael Patrick McCarty