Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #786- Dec 7, 2017

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Wilderness complements and completes civilization. I might say that the existence of wilderness is also a compliment to civilization. Any society that feels itself too poor to afford the preservation of wilderness is not worthy of the name of civilization.

—EDWARD ABBEY, Down the River, 1982


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