“A man who is willing to undertake the discipline and the difficulty of mending his own ways is worth more to the conservation movement than a hundred who are insisting merely that the government and industries mend their ways.” ~ Wendell Berry (Born August 5, 1934)
Wendell Berry is an American farmer and activist, poet, essayist, and writer of novels and short stories.
[Source: quotation from Sunbeams: A Book of Quotations, edited by Sy Safransky (1990), page 51. Date and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed August 14, 2010].
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