John Muir also known as “John of the Mountains” and “Father of the National Parks”, was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist and early advocate … Wikipedia
Born: April 21, 1838, Dunbar, United Kingdom
Died: December 24, 1914, Los Angeles, California, United States
Known for: Founder of Sierra Club
Spouse: Louisa Wanda Strentzel (m. 1880–1905)
Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
The mountains are calling and I must go.