John Burroughs 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 […]

How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.

Without death and decay, how could life go on?

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

Culture means the perfect and equal development of man on all sides.

The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.

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

One can only learn his powers of action by action, and his powers of thought by thinking.