The chief merit of language is clearness, and we know that nothing detracts so much from this as do unfamiliar terms.
If sometimes dreams come true, what of our nightmares?
Employment is nature's physician and is essential to human happiness.
When we tune in to an especially human way of viewing the landscape powerfully, it resonates with an audience
He who has two cakes of bread, let him dispose of one of them for some flowers of the narcissus; for bread is the food of the body, and the narcissus is the food of the soul.
I think that cognitive scientists would support the view that our visual system does not directly represent what is out there in the world and that our brain constructs a lot of the imagery that we believe we are seeing
All animals are sad after coitus except the female human and the rooster.
Laziness breeds humors of the blood.
(Wine is) the nurse of old age.
The best physician is also a philosopher.
The physician is only nature's assistant.
All who drink of this remedy recover in a short time except those whom it does not help, who all die.
What I mean by photographing as a participant rather than observer is that I'm not only involved directly with some of the activities that I photograph, such as mountain climbing, but even when I'm not I have the philosophy that my mind and body are part of the natural world
The chief merit of language is clearness.
These days, most nature photographers are deeply committed to the environmental message
A cold and moist brain is an inseparable companion to folly.
My mountaineering skills are not important to my best photographs, but they do add a component to my work that is definitely a bit different than that of most photographers
The combination of pictures and words together can be really effective, and I began to realise in my career that unless I wrote my own words, then my message was diluted
The reason that I keep writing is that all my most powerful messages about the fates of wild places that I care about need to have words as well as images
After coitus every animal is sad, except the human female and the rooster.
Who Are You? What do you want? Where Are You Going? Who do you serve and who do you trust?
Look to the nervous system as the key to maximum health.
Those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge, but they will not even stop to learn!
Employment is nature's physician, and is essential to human happiness.
I'm exchanging molecules every 30 days with the natural world and in a spiritual sense I know I am a part of it and take my photographs from that emotional feeling within me, rather than from an emotional distance as a spectator