Wendell Berry Rank
Wendell Berry Rank
Famous quotes by Wendell Berry
I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.Wendell Berry
I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief... For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.Wendell Berry
It is a horrible fact that we can read in the daily paper, without interrupting our breakfast, numerical reckonings of death and destruction that ought to break our hearts or scare us out of our wits.Wendell Berry
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 hope.Wendell Berry
The past is our definition. We may strive with good reason to escape it, or to escape what is bad in it. But we will escape it only by adding something better to it.Wendell Berry
To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd.Wendell Berry
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.Wendell Berry
Urban conservationists may feel entitled to be unconcerned about food production because they are not farmers. But they can't be let off so easily, for they are all farming by proxy.Wendell Berry
We cannot know the whole truth, which belongs to God alone, but our task nevertheless is to seek to know what is true. And if we offend gravely enough against what we know to be true, as by failing badly enough to deal affectionately and responsibly with our land and our neighbors, truth will retaliate with ugliness, poverty, and disease.Wendell Berry
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.Wendell Berry
Why should conservationists have a positive interest in... farming? There are lots of reasons, but the plainest is: Conservationists eat.Wendell Berry
Wendell Berry's Popularity
Wendell Berry is a famous American poet, writer, and farmer, who was born on August 5, 1934. As a person born on this date, Wendell Berry is listed in our database as the 40th most popular celebrity for the day (August 5) and the 71st most popular for the year (1934).
People born on August 5 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Wendell Berry is the 1411th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Wendell Berry's birthday, Wendell Berry is the 9302nd most famous American.
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