Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1063 – Sept 10, 2018

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Jim-Schmid-with-bike-in-front-of-Colleton-State-Park-sign-SC-bike-tour-1986

We still need conservationists who will attempt the impossible, achieving it because they aren’t aware how impossible it is.

—DAVID BROWER, Wildlands in Our Civilization, 1964


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1062 – Sept 9, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-and-Willow-SC-Botanical-Garden-Clemson-SC-8-22-18

Wipe out wilderness and the world’s a cage.

—DAVID BROWER, Executive Director, Sierra Club, (1952–69), 1912-2000


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #1025 – August 3, 2018

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Jim-Schmid-on-Blue-Heron-Nature-Trail-Ridgeland-SC-1998

Politics is democracy’s way of handling public business. We won’t get the type of country in the kind of world we want unless people take part in the public’s business.

—DAVID BROWER, Executive Director, Sierra Club (1952–69), 1912-2000


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #909- April 9, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-and-Willow-hiking-on-Mountains-to-Sea-Trail-NC-09-04-2011

True wilderness is where you keep it, and real wilderness experience cannot be a sedentary one; you have to seek it out—not seated, but afoot.

—DAVID BROWER, preface, Going Light—With Backpack or Burro, 1962


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #837- Jan 27, 2018

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Sandra-Schmid-at-Tupelo-Bakery-Monticello-Bike-Florida-2009

There is no business to be done…on a dead planet.

—DAVID BROWER, Executive Director, Sierra Club (1952–69), 1912-2000


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #663 – Aug 6, 2017

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Sandra-Schmid-overlooking-Estes-Park-CO-Hostel-trip-out-West-1990

Preserve … that’s where it’s at.

—DAVID BROWER, Executive Director, Sierra Club (1952–69), 1912-2000


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #333 – Sept 10, 2016

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Sandra-Schmid-hiking-Appalachian-Trail-Damascus-VA-2011

There’s magic in you. Let it out.

—DAVID BROWER, Executive Director, Sierra Club (1952–69), 1912-2000


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #300 – Aug 8, 2016

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Jim-and-Sandra-Schmid-on-top-of-Bassett-Peak-Coronado-High-Peaks-hikes-AZ-1991-92

Sometimes luck is with you, and sometimes not, but the important thing is to take the dare. Those who climb mountains or raft rivers understand this.

—DAVID BROWER, Executive Director, Sierra Club (1952–69), 1912-2000


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Jim Schmid’s Trail Quote of the Day #221 – May 21, 2016

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Jim-and-Sandra-Schmid-next-to-Swamp-Fox-Trail-sign-SC

The conservationist, then, is the man more concerned about what certain natural resources do for his soul than for his bank balance. Every man is a conservationist part of the time in his thinking, if not in his action.

—DAVID BROWER, Wildlands in Our Civilization, 1964


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