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John Muir – 15 Quotes

 

15 Quotes by John Muir

 

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.

– John Muir


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.

– John Muir


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.

– John Muir


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.

– John Muir


When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.

– John Muir


Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.

– John Muir


The power of imagination makes us infinite.

– John Muir


How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

– John Muir


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.

– John Muir


In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

– John Muir


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

– John Muir


The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.

– John Muir


The mountains are calling and I must go.

– John Muir


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

– John Muir


To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.

– John Muir


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