Henry Beston was a renowned American writer and naturalist. Beston started his career by teaching at the ‘University of Lyon’. He later joined Harvard as an Assistant Professor of English. In the year 1915, Beston joined the ‘French Army’. He penned down his experiences while serving in ‘le Bois le Pretre’ and at the ‘Battle of Verdun’ in his first book, ‘A Volunteer Poilu’, which was released in 1918. Shortly after that, he became a press representative of the ‘U.S Navy’. After World War I, he began writing fairytales. ‘The Outermost House’ is considered to be his best work till date. He is acknowledged as one of the fathers of modern environmental movement. ‘Full Speed Ahead’, ‘The Starlight Wonder Book’, ‘The Sons of Kai’, ‘Five Bears and Miranda’ and ‘The Tree That Runaway’ are a few of his other notable works. His sense of compassion and love for his environment, animals and nature are reflected in his work, thoughts and views. Following are some famous thoughts and quotes by Henry Beston that will make you love and admire the greatest gifts to mankind by God, Nature, a bit more.