50 Best Quotes On John Muir also known as “John of the Mountains”

John Muir

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1. “Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God.” -John Muir


2. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” -John Muir


3. “The rivers flow not past, but through us, thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing.” -John Muir


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


5. “The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” -John Muir


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


7. “Handle a book as a bee does a flower, extract its sweetness but do not damage it.” -John Muir


8. “The morning stars still sing together, and the world, not yet half made, becomes more beautiful every day.” -John Muir


9. “Earth has no sorrow that earth can not heal.” -John Muir


10. “I am learning to live close to the lives of my friends without ever seeing them. No miles of any measurement can separate your soul from mine.” -John Muir


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


12. “None of Nature’s landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild.” -John Muir


14. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” -John Muir


15. “Beauty beyond thought everywhere, beneath, above, made and being made forever.” -John Muir


16. “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” -John Muir


17. “Come to the woods, for here is rest. There is no repose like that of the green deep woods.” -John Muir


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


19. “We all travel the Milky Way together, trees and men.” -John Muir


20. “One should go to the woods for safety, if for nothing else.” -John Muir


21. “Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.” -John Muir


22. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” -John Muir


23. “Going to the mountains is going home.” -John Muir


24. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” -John Muir


25. “Who wouldn’t be a mountaineer! Up here all the world’s prizes seem nothing” -John Muir


26. “One day’s exposure to mountains is better than a cartload of books.” -John Muir


27. “The battle for conservation must go on endlessly. It is part of the universal warfare between right and wrong.” -John Muir


28. “The sun shines not on us but in us.” -John Muir


29. “Any fool can destroy trees. They cannot run away.” -John Muir


30. “Most people are on the world, not in it.” -John Muir


31. “The deeper the solitude the less the sense of loneliness, and the nearer our friends.” -John Muir


32. “Nothing truly wild is unclean.” -John Muir


33. “I care to live only to entice people to look at Nature’s loveliness.” -John Muir


34. “Wherever we go in the mountains, or indeed in any of God’s wild fields, we find more than we seek.” -John Muir


35. “And into the woods I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” -John Muir


36. “It seems supernatural, but only because it is not understood.” -John Muir


37. “I never saw a discontented tree.” -John Muir


38. “Wherever there were glaciers, the world was in a constant state of creation.” -John Muir


39. “One must labor for beauty as for bread.” -John Muir


40. “There is nothing more eloquent in Nature than a mountain stream.” -John Muir


41. “The power of imagination makes us infinite.” -John Muir


42. “Society speaks and all men listen, mountains speak and wise men listen.” -John Muir


43. “Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life.” -John Muir


44. “The snow is melting into music.” -John Muir


45. “Spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm.” -John Muir


46. “Wilderness is a necessity… there must be places for human beings to satisfy their souls…” -John Muir


47. “Every hidden cell is throbbing with music and life, every fiber thrilling like harp strings.” -John Muir


48. “Not blind opposition to progress, but opposition to blind progress…” -John Muir


49. “I am well again, I came to life in the cool winds and crystal waters of the mountains.” -John Muir


50. “Look up and down and round about you.!” -John Muir

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