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John Muir Quotes

Let these quotes by John Muir help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

Related topics: Inspirational

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.
- John Muir

The power of imagination makes us infinite.
- John Muir

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

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When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- 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

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
- John Muir

 

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

One may as well dam for water tanks
the people's cathedrals and churches,
for no holier temple has ever
been consecrated by the heart of man.
- John Muir

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

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

The mountains are calling and I must go.
- 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

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.
- John Muir

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.
- John Muir

Trees go wandering forth in all directions with every wind,
going and coming like ourselves,
traveling with us around the sun two million miles a day,
and through space heaven knows how fast and far!
- 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

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

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
- John Muir

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

You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
- Doug Floyd

When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

That old law about "an eye for an eye" leaves everybody blind.
The time is always right to do the right thing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers,
who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt
to offer a solution everybody can understand.
- Colin Powell

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar

It was impossible to get a conversation going,
everybody was talking too much.
- Yogi Berra

Never trust a man who speaks well of everybody
- John Churton Collins

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody,
I think that is a much greater hunger,
a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.
- Mother Teresa

Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Albert Einstein

A person is smart. People are dumb,
panicky dangerous animals and you know it.
Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew
the Earth was the center of the universe.
Five hundred years ago,
everybody knew the Earth was flat,
and fifteen minutes ago,
you knew that humans were alone on this planet.
Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.
- the movie Men in Black

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

Everybody likes a compliment.
- Abraham Lincoln

Everybody knows how to raise children,
except the people who have them.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The Vice-Presidency is sort of like the last cookie on the plate.
Everybody insists he won't take it, but somebody always does.
- Bill Vaughan

Trust everybody, but cut the cards.
- Finley Peter Dunne

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

When I was little I thought, isn't it nice that everybody
celebrates on my birthday? Because it's July 4th.
- Gloria Stuart

Everybody's a filmmaker today.
- John Milius

Everybody loves you when you're six foot in the ground.
- John Lennon

You know, everybody makes mistakes when they are president.
- William J. Clinton

The only way forward, if we are going to improve the
quality of the environment,
is to get everybody involved.
- Richard Rogers

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

No one knows what's next, but everybody does it.
- George Carlin

Campaign behavior for wives:
Always be on time.
Do as little talking as humanly possible.
Lean back in the parade car
so everybody can see the president.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

How absurd and delicious it is to be in love with somebody younger than yourself.
Everybody should try it.
- Barbara Pym

I say, If everybody in this house lives where it's God first,
friends and family second and you third,
we won't ever have an argument.
- Jeff Foxworthy

Everybody is a teenage idol.
- Barry Gibb

Not everybody trusts paintings but people believe photographs.
- Ansel Adams

I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.
- Frank Langella

There is only one boss.
The customer.
And he can fire everybody in the company from the chairman on down,
simply by spending his money somewhere else.
- Sam Walton

I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else.
I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be.
- Ken Venturi

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

Everybody's a dreamer.
- John Lithgow

My teenage years were exactly what they were supposed to be.
Everybody has their own path.
It's laid out for you.
It's just up to you to walk it.
- Justin Timberlake

Ultimately I am happy that everybody is embracing hip
hop and the sounds from the streets.
- Ice T

Fame obviously has become a premium in everybody's life.
Everybody thinks they deserve it, everybody thinks
they want it and most people really don't enjoy it once they get it.
- Kelsey Grammer

Originality consists in trying to be like everybody else and failing.
- Raymond Radiguet

Everybody is under pressure to shut up and sing.
- Phil Donahue

Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.
- Desiderius Erasmus

You just keep playing.
If someone special comes along and organizes it in a new way,
then you'll have another approach and everybody will
jump on it to try to learn.
- Lee Konitz

Everybody that's an actor leaves it for a while 'cause they ain't got a job.
- Wilford Brimley

I never going to satisfy everybody, so I decided to satisfy myself.
- Dan Fogelberg

I was fascinated that everybody in the story thinks
that they're in the right.
- Andrew McCarthy

She is the mother I never had, she is the sister everybody would want.
She is the friend that everybody deserves.
I don't know a better person.
- Oprah Winfrey

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -
everybody drinks water.
- Marilyn French

I think games are starting to branch out.
It's not just guys sitting at their computer stations.
Games are so fun, that everybody gets into them a little bit.
- Christian Slater

After I got over the terrible pain of having something of mine taken from me,
I began to think how bad everybody else must be feeling.
It wasn't a nice time.
- Lena Horne

We always think that everybody can do a little bit more,
if not a lot more.
- Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

I've got CDs in my car, listening all the time for that next song,
because everybody's looking.
- Reba McEntire


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