Aldo Leopold Quotes

We face the question whether a still higher standard of living is worth its cost in things natural, wild, and free.




Aldo Leopold, 1886-1948, Environmentalist, Quoted in The Atlantic Monthly, July 2000

Eigen's Political and Historical Quotations

Aldo Leopold
Aldo Leopold
  • Born: January 11, 1887
  • Died: April 21, 1948
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Environmentalist

Aldo Leopold was an American author, philosopher, scientist, ecologist, forester, conservationist, and environmentalist. He was a professor at the University of Wisconsin and is best known for his book A Sand County Almanac (1949), which has sold more than two million copies.