Aldo Leopold Quote

Bread and beauty grow best together. Their harmonious integration can make farming not only a business but an art; the land not only a food-factory but an instrument for self-expression, on which each can play music to his own choosing.


"The Conservation Ethic" [1933]; Published in The River of the Mother of God and Other Essays by Aldo Leopold, Susan L. Flader and J. Baird Callicott (eds.) 1991, p. 191.

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Bread and beauty grow best together. Their harmonious integration can make farming not only a business but an art; the land not only a food-factory...

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Bread and beauty grow best together. Their harmonious integration can make farming not only a business but an art; the land not only a food-factory...

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Bread and beauty grow best together. Their harmonious integration can make farming not only a business but an art; the land not only a food-factory...

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Bread and beauty grow best together. Their harmonious integration can make farming not only a business but an art; the land not only a food-factory...