John Muir Quotes

The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual



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.