John Burroughs Quotes

38 John Burroughs quotes:

"One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then."
"Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him."
"The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind."
"How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days."
"A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying."
"To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, but to imagine your facts is another."
"To me - old age is always ten years older than I am."
"I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see."
"Leap, and the net will appear."
"If you think you can do it, you can."
Author: Burroughs Quotes Category: Belief Quotes
"A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins toblame somebody else and stops trying."
Author: Burroughs Quotes Category: Blame Quotes
"Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that."
Author: Burroughs Quotes Category: Balls Quotes
"Temperament lies behind mood; behind will, lies the fate of character. Then behind both, the influence of family the tyranny of culture; and finally the power of climate and environment; and we are free, only to the extent we rise above these."
Author: Burroughs Quotes Category: Character Quotes Temperament Quotes
"Literature is an investment of genius which has dividends to all subsequent times"
Author: Burroughs Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice"
"Happiness comes most to persons who seek her least, and think least about it. It is not an object to be sought; it is a state to be induced. It must follow and not lead. It must overtake you, and not you overtake it."
"It's nothing she would ever have given away. It's value is really sentimental."
Author: Burroughs Quotes Category: Value Quotes
"To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter; to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life."
Author: Burroughs Quotes Category: Nature Quotes

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