John Muir

1838 - 1914

A Quote by John Muir on silence, loneliness, alone, travel, wilderness, nature, and earth

Only by going alone in silence, without baggage, can one truly get into the heart of the wilderness. All other travel is mere dust and hotels and baggage and chatter.

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on connection, interconnection, universe, reality, and relationship

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

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on nature, environment, mountains, and sun

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on happiness, nature, acceptance, travel, and trees

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 (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on nature, moutains, spirit, spirituality, and wilderness

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 (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on universe, wilderness, forest, and nature

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

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on mountains, calling, and nature

The mountains are calling and I must go.

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on imagination, infinity, and humanity

The power of imagination makes us infinite.

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on flower, nature, humanity, and power

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

John Muir (1838 - 1914)

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A Quote by John Muir on trees, nature, travel, and wandering

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 (1838 - 1914)

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