Sunday, June 14, 2015

Wendell Berry Environmental Quote

“...the care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope.”
― Wendell Berry
The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays

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Wendell E. Berry is an American novelist, poet, environmental activist, cultural critic, and farmer. A prolific author, he has written many novels, short stories, poems, and essays.
Born: August 5, 1934, Henry County, KY
He's 80 years young and still going strong. A truly inspiring man of the earth.


annette said...

Thank you ,Rosemary , for a thoughtful post about a very thoughtful man. Long ago I heard him speak in person and felt it an honor. Annette

Content in a Cottage said...

Annette -- You are so very fortunate to have heard this great man in person. It was indeed an honor. Thanks for your note.
xo, Rosemary