How like fish we are: ready, nay eager, to seize upon whatever new thing some wind of circumstance shakes down upon the river of time! And how we rue our haste, finding the gilded morsel to contain a hook.
A Sand County Almanac and Sketches Here and There by Aldo Leopold. This was first published in 1949 and remains one of the most popular books on conservation.
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