|“Going to the woods is going home.”|
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To that end, here are five great quotations about hiking that you might discuss with your children, especially if they are in upper elementary grades or teenagers:
“Going to the woods is going home.” - John Muir
“Every aspect of Nature reveals a deep mystery and touches our sense of wonder and awe.” – Carl Sagan
“Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” – Albert Einstein
“I do not think the measure of a civilization is how tall its buildings of concrete are but rather how well its people have learned to relate to their environment and fellow man.” – Sun Bear of the Chippewa Tribe
“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle
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