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A little respect for Mother Earth on her special day

While you're out running, riding, or climbing the Incline today, take a deep breath and inhale the sweet spring air. Pause for a moment. See this beautiful place we live. See it with your heart.

Happy Earth Day, Mom!

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Here are some of our favorite quotes about caring for the environment.

Every day is Earth Day. ~Author Unknown

A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. - Henry David Thoreau

The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders. - Edward Abbey

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. - John Muir

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. - Joseph Campbell

Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites. - William Ruckelshaus

When a man throws an empty cigarette package from an automobile, he is liable to a fine of $50. When a man throws a billboard across a view, he is richly rewarded. - Pat Brown

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. - Rachel Carson

If we want to move towards a low-polluting, sustainable society, we need to get consumers to think about their purchases. - David Suzuki

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. - John Muir

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. - Edward Abbey

There are so many more good quotes..good words to live by. What are your favorite quotes. Comment below and share them with us.

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Comment by Brian McCarrie on April 22, 2010 at 10:53am
"Sometimes the moments that challenge us the most, define us." - Opening quote from the movie "Spirit of the Marathon" It's not really an Earth Day related quote but it is one that I replay in my head when ever I find myself in a difficult or challenging situation.

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