Everyone needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play and pray, where nature heals
and gives strength to body and soul alike.
~ John Muir
John Muir (1838 - 1914), founder of a world-wide conservation movement, is considered one of America's greatest nature writers. His many books include The Wilderness World of John Muir, John Muir: My Life with Nature (Sharing Nature With Children Book), A Thousand Mile Walk to the Gulf, and The Wild Muir: Twenty-two of John Muir's Greatest Adventures.