Thought for the Day
“The lure of the distant is deceptive.
The great opportunity is where you are.”
~ John Burroughs
Born: April 3, 1837 Roxbury, New York
Died: March 29, 1921 Kingsville, Ohio
An American naturalist and essayist important in the evolution of the U.S. conservation movement. According to biographers at the American Memory project at the Library of Congress, John Burroughs was the most important practitioner after Thoreau of that especially American literary genre, the nature essay.
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