that has not been significantly modified by human
activity. It may also be defined as: "The most intact, undisturbed wild natural areas left on our planet—those last truly wild places that humans do not control and have not developed with roads, pipelines or other industrial infrastructure." Wilderness areas can be found in preserves, estates, farms, conservation preserves, ranches, National Forests, National Parks and even in urban areas along rivers, gulches or otherwise undeveloped areas.
I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.
On the mountains mistakes are fatal. In politics, mistakes are wounding emotionally, but you recover. Personally, wilderness helps me get back in touch with natural rhythms, helps me reflect and, in the process, restore my creativity.
Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
There is in every American, I think, something of the old Daniel Boone|Daniel Boone - who, when he could see the smoke from another chimney, felt himself too crowded and moved further out into the wilderness.
We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend.
We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.