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Henry Beston Quotes





Do no dishonour to the earth least you dishonour the spirit of man.
 

Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity.
 

The seas are the heart's blood of the earth.
 

The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.