river reflections from American Rivers

American Rivers recently sent its 2017 calendar which contains profundities on free-flowing rivers.  Enjoy!

“My soul has grown deep like the rivers.” Langston Hughes

“To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.”  Barry Lopez

“The rivers flow not past, but through us”.  John Muir

“There’s nothing … absolutely nothing … half so much worth doing as simply messing around in boats.   Kenneth Graham, The Wind in the Willows

“Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after”.  Henry David Thoreau

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one”.  Jacques Cousteau

“Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it”.  Norman Maclean

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