Aldo Leopold Quote

A profession is a body of men who voluntarily measure their work by a higher standard than their clients demand. To be professionally acceptable, a policy must be sound as well as salable. Wildlife administration, in this respect, is not yet a profession.


"Chukaremia" [1938]; 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. 246.

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A profession is a body of men who voluntarily measure their work by a higher standard than their clients demand. To be professionally acceptable, a...

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A profession is a body of men who voluntarily measure their work by a higher standard than their clients demand. To be professionally acceptable, a...

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A profession is a body of men who voluntarily measure their work by a higher standard than their clients demand. To be professionally acceptable, a...

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A profession is a body of men who voluntarily measure their work by a higher standard than their clients demand. To be professionally acceptable, a...