The mountains are calling and I must go.
(April 21, 1838 - December 24, 1914)
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
Tug on anything at all and you'll find it connected to everything else in the universe.
Keep close to Nature's heart...and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
The power of imagination makes us infinite.
ICHOR, n. A fluid that serves the gods and goddesses in place of blood.Fair Venus, speared by Diomed, Restrained the raging chief and said:"Behold, rash mortal, whom you've bled -- Your soul's stained white with ichorshed!" --Mary Doke
(July 24, 1842 - January 11, 1914)
That was a part of the reason. There was one situation in particular that Kent picked up on. For competitive reasons, I'm not going to say what it was.
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness, and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.