John Muir Quotes


28 John Muir 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"
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"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings."
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"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Wisdom Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Nature Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Nature Quotes American Environmentalist Quotes
"The mountains are calling and I must go."
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."
"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."
"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe."
"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
"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!"
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"The power of imagination makes us infinite."
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"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
"Society speaks and all men listen, mountains speak and wise men listen"
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Environment 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 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
"The wrongs done to trees, wrongs of every sort, are done in the darkness of ignorance and unbelief, for when the light comes,the heart of the people is always right."
Author: Muir Quotes Category: Darkness 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



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