Aldo Leopold Quote
I have read many definitions of what is a conservationist, and written not a few myself, but I suspect that the best one is written not with a pen, but with an axe. It is a matter of what a man thinks about while chopping, or while deciding what to chop. A conservationist is one who is humbly aware that with each stroke he is writing his signature on the face of his land.
November: Axe-in-Hand, p. 68. - A Sand County Almanac, 1949 - "November: Axe-in-Hand," "November: A Mighty Fortress," and "December: Pines above the Snow"