A peculiar virtue in wildlife ethics is that the hunter ordinarily has no gallery to applaud or disapprove of his conduct. Whatever his acts, they are dictated by his own conscience, rather than that of onlookers. It is difficult to exaggerate the importance of this fact.

Aldo Leopold (1887-1948) American conservationist, forester, ecologist
A Sand County Almanac (1949)
Added on 25-Feb-09 | Last updated 25-Feb-09
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