Hal Borland

1900 - 1978

A Quote by Hal Borland on discovery and time

All walking is discovery. On foot we take the time to see things whole.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland on limits and time

There are no limits to either time or distance, except as man himself may make them. I have but to touch the wind to know these things.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland on company, patience, and strength

If you would know strength and patience, welcome the company of trees.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland

Summer is a promissory note signed in June, its long days spent and gone before you know it, and due to be repaid next January.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland on birds, challenge, and suspicion

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland on history

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He who travels west travels not only with the sun but with history.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland

If there were wild strawberries in Eden, and there must have been, Adam was a fool as well as a sinner to taste any other fruit.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland

There are two seasonal diversions that can ease the bite of any winter. One is the January thaw. The other is the seed catalogues.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland

The winter wind is like a cold surf beating through the bare treetops and sweeping through the valleys. It roars in the night, an elemental voice; it whistles at the house [and TD] corner and it rattles the shutter and the pane.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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A Quote by Hal Borland on beauty

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To see a hillside white with dogwood bloom is to know a particular ecstasy of beauty, but to walk the gray Winter woods and find the buds which will resurrect that beauty in another May is to partake of continuity.

Hal Borland (1900 - 1978)

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