Also born today: Buckminister Fuller, 1895; George Washington Carver, 1864 (see January 19, 2006 entry below); Henry David Thoreau, 1817
I call intuition cosmic fishing. You feel the nibble, and then you have to hook the fish.
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
George Washington Carver
How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live.
Henry David Thoreau