John Audubon Quotes


10 John Audubon quotes:



"How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books?"
"I wish I had eight pairs of hands, and another body to shoot the specimens."
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"I rise long before day and work till nightfall, when I take a walk and go to bed."
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: Bed Quotes
"Who is the stranger... that can form an adequate conception of the extent of its primeval woods-of the glory of those columnar trunks, that for centuries have waved in the breeze?"
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"To my Lucy I now offer myself with my stock, wares and chattels and all the devotedness of heart attached to such an enthusiastic being as I am."
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: Heart Quotes Vow Quotes
"As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature."
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"What! Have I come here to mimic nature in her grandest enterprise - to add my caricature of one of the wonders of the world to those which I see here? No - I give up the idea as a vain attempt."
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"My mother had several beautiful parrots and some monkeys; one of the latter was a full-grown male of a very large species."
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"My father... sailed as a sea captain to the West Indies, where in 1785 I found light and life in the New World."
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"After all, I long to be in America again, nay, if I can go home to return no more to Europe, it seems to me that I shall ever enjoy more peace of mind, and even Physical comfort than I can meet with in any portion of the world beside."
Author: Audubon Quotes Category: America Quotes



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