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16 Famous Quotes by John Burroughs
4/3/1837 - 3/29/1921
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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.

Day Quotes, by John Burroughs

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Literature is an investment of genius which has dividends to all subsequent times

Investment Quotes, by John Burroughs

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I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral.

Museums Quotes, by John Burroughs

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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.

Temperament Quotes, by John Burroughs

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If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.

Theology Quotes, by John Burroughs

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The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood.

Winter Quotes, by John Burroughs , Source: The Snow-Walkers

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Serene I told my hands and wait, Nor care for wind or tide nor sea; I rave no more 'gainst time or fate, For lo! my own shall come to me.

Expectation Quotes, by John Burroughs , Source: Waiting

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One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: "To rise above the little things."

Accomplishments Quotes, by John Burroughs

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It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.

Beliefs Quotes, by John Burroughs

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A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.

Blame Quotes, by John Burroughs

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A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.

Failure Quotes, by John Burroughs

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Man is, and always has been, a maker of gods. It has been the most serious and significant occupation of his sojourn in the world.

God Quotes, by John Burroughs

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Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.

Nature Quotes, by John Burroughs

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Without death and decay, how could life go on?

Necessity Quotes, by John Burroughs

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It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.

Religion / beliefs Quotes, by John Burroughs

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For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice--no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.

Self-sacrifice Quotes, by John Burroughs

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