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JOHN BURROUGH QUOTES


John Burrough
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 life."

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

John Burrough
A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did it!

John Burrough
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him.

John Burrough
Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world.

John Burrough
Every day is a Sabbath to me. All pure water is holy water, and this earth is a celestial abode.

John Burrough
Every walk to the woods is a religious rite, every bath in the stream is a saving ordinance. Communion service is at all hours, and the bread and wine are from the heart and marrow of Mother Earth. 

John Burrough
For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice.

John Burrough
Hence when the man of science says, 'There is no God,' he only gives voice to the feeling of the inadequacy of the old anthropomorphic conception, in the presence of the astounding facts of the universe.

John Burrough
I go to books and to nature as the bee goes to a flower, for a nectar that I can make into my own honey.

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