John Muir Quotes


28 John Muir quotes:



"Most people are on the world, not in it - having no conscious sympathy or relationship to anything about them - undiffused, separate, and rigidly alone like marbles of polished stone, touching but separate"
Author: Muir Quotes Category: People Quotes
"Nature chose for a tool, not the earthquake or lightning to rend and split asunder, not the stormy torrent or eroding rain, but the tender snow-flowers noiselessly falling through unnumbered centuries."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Power Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Civilization Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"Memories may escape the action of the will, may sleep a long time, but when stirred by the right influence, though that influence be light as a shadow, they flash into full stature and life with everything in place"
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!"
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Inspirational Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"Of all the fire mountains which like beacons, once blazed along the Pacific Coast, Mount Rainier is the noblest."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Nature Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"“The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.”"
"The battle we have fought, and are still fighting for the forests is a part of the eternal conflict between right and wrong, and we cannot expect to see the end of it ... So we must count on watching and striving for these trees, and should always be glad to find anything so surely good and noble to strive for."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Conflict Quotes
"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."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Environmental Quotes
"Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you."
"The power of imagination makes us infinite."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Inspirational Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Health Quotes
"Tug on anything at all and you'll find it connected to everything else in the universe."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Universe Quotes
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and cheer and give strength to the body and soul."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"Society speaks and all men listen, mountains speak and wise men listen"
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Environment Quotes
"Doubly happy, however, is the man whom lofty mountain tops are within reach, for the lights that shine there illumine all that lies below"
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Happiness Quotes



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