Rachel Carlson Quotes

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It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life.
— Rachel Carlson

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There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.

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There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.
— Rachel Carlson

nature

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility.
— Rachel Carlson
For the first time in the history of the world, every human being is now subjected to contact with dangerous chemicals, from the moment of conception until death.
— Rachel Carlson

environment

If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow.

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If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder...he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.

for teachers parenting wonder

Over increasingly large areas of the Unites States, spring now comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and the early mornings are strangely silent where once they were filled with the beauty of bird song.

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Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and the early mornings are strangely silent where once they were filled with the beauty of bird song.
— Rachel Carlson

ecology

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, the excitement, and the mystery of the world we live in.
— Rachel Carlson

for teachers parenting

The real wealth of the Nation lies in the resources of the earth—soil, water, forests, minerals, and wildlife. To utilize them for present needs while insuring their preservation for future generations requires a delicately balanced and continuing program, based on the most extensive research.  Their administration is not properly, and cannot be, a matter of politics.

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