Someone once told me that religion is like a knife: You can stab someone with it, or you can slice bread with it. Vera Farmiga
Vera Ann Farmiga (born August 6, 1973) is an American actress, film director and producer. She began her career on stage in the original Broadway production of Taking Sides (1996). She made her television debut in the Fox fantasy series Roar (1997), and her film debut in the drama-thriller Return to Paradise (1998).
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
John Muir (April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) also known as “John of the Mountains”, was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada of California, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley, Sequoia National Park and other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he founded, is a prominent American conservation organization. The 211-mile (340 km) John Muir Trail, a hiking trail in the Sierra Nevada, was named in his honor. Other such places include Muir Woods National Monument, Muir Beach, John Muir College, Mount Muir, Camp Muir and Muir Glacier. In Scotland, the John Muir Way, a 130-mile-long route, was named in honor of him.
If we were directed from Washington when to sow and when to reap, we should all want bread. Thomas Jefferson
A place on a mountain and his own place in Washington D.C., not to mention a University.
My meals were easily made, for they were all alike and simple, only a cupful of tea and bread. John Muir
Friend of Theodore Roosevelt and Co-founder of the Sierra Club.