John Muir Quotes

Free the rivers.

Later painted on Hetch Hetchy Dam in Yosemite National Park in 1987 by protesters

John Muir, 1838-1914, Founder, The Sierra Club, Statement in opposition to dams

Eigen's Political and Historical Quotations

John Muir
John Muir
  • Born: April 21, 1838
  • Died: December 24, 1914
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Engineer, Naturalist, Philosopher, Writer, Botanist, Geologist, Environmentalist

John Muir also known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American:42 naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America.