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1. "Are now in the mountains       and they are in us… JOHN MUIR, My First Summer in the Sierra"
Author: Cheryl Strayed
2. "I remember when an editor at the National Geographic promised to run about a dozen of my landscape pictures from a story on the John Muir trail as an essay, but when the group of editors got together, someone said that my pictures looked like postcards."
Author: Galen Rowell
3. "John Muir, Earth-planet, Universe."
Author: John Muir
4. "His treatment of mechanical problems wasn't divorced from the worldly situations in which they arise, and as a result [John Muir's service manual on Volkswagens] is extraordinarily clear and useful. It has a human quality, as well."
Author: Matthew B. Crawford
5. "Now, wilderness can be seen as a useful fiction, a fiction constructed by John Muir and his heirs and deployed to keep places from being destroyed by resource extraction and wholesale development."
Author: Rebecca Solnit

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The World Bank has not invariably been my favorite organization. The power to do good goes almost always with the possibility to do the opposite, and as a professional economist, I have had occasions in the past to wonder whther the Bank could not have done very much better."
Author: Amartya Sen

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