“Nature governs itself, you know; man creates the disturbance. The forces of nature were meant to create a perfect balance. When man harmonizes with these forces he can live in peace with nature, other people, and himself.”
Alexander G. Weygers, sculptor
“The world is not to be put in order, the world is order incarnate. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order”.
Henry Miller, author and painter
“It makes no sense to adopt the (American) Indian attitude towards nature, because they have no attitude towards nature. The way Indians love the earth has nothing to do with environmental protection. Their respect for the earth comes from a deep sense of being substantially a part of it”.
Peter Matthiessen, author, environmentalist