Deplore Quotes (2 quotes)
The weeping philosopher too often impairs his eyesight by his woe, and becomes unable from his tears to see the remedies for the evils which he deplores. Thus it will often be found that the man of no tears is the truest philanthropist, as he is the best physician who wears a cheerful face, even in the worst of cases.
There are hidden contradictions in the minds of people who love Nature while deploring the artificialities with which Man has spoiled Nature. The obvious contradiction lies in their choice of words, which imply that Man and his artifacts are not part of Naturebut beavers and their dams are.