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11 Famous Quotes by John Muir
4/21/1838 - 12/24/1914
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Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life.

Death Quotes, by John Muir

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When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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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.

Needs Quotes, by John Muir

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Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. •John Muir Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. •William Cowper No rest is worth anything except the rest that is earned. •Jean Paul Sundays, quiet islands on the tossing seas of life. •S. W. Duffield Rest is the sweet sauce of labor. •Plutarch I cannot believe that the inscrutable universe turns on an axis of suffering; surely the strange beauty of the world must somewhere rest on pure joy! •Louise A. Bogan A friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. •Walter Winchell One dog barks at something, the rest bark at him. •Chinese Proverb How beautiful is it to do nothing, and then rest afterward. •Proverb The voice of the intellect is a soft one, but it does not rest till it has gained a hearing.

Rest Quotes, by John Muir

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I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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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.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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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.

Nature Quotes, by John Muir

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