Facts about John Muir

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John Muir was a famous Environmentalist from USA, who lived between April 21, 1838 and December 24, 1914. He/she became 76 years old.

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He/she is born under the zodiac taurus, who is known for Security, Subtle strength, Appreciation, Instruction, Patience. Our collection contains 18 quotes who is written / told by John, under the main topics: Environmental, Health, Inspirational, Nature, Travel.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: Charles F. Kettering, Charles Eastman, Mahatma Gandhi, Albert Schweitzer, Elbert Hubbard, Robert Frost, Ngo Dinh Diem, Margaret Lee Runbeck, George Matthew Adams, Alice Meynell, James Lane Allen, Adlai Stevenson, John Barrymore, George S. Patton, Thornton Wilder, Casey Stengel, Vince Lombardi, Frank Lloyd Wright, Helen Keller, Pablo Picasso

Famous quotes by John Muir (18)


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"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe"
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"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!"
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"To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world"
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"There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords"
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"The power of imagination makes us infinite"
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"The mountains are calling and I must go"
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"The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual"
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"The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks"
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"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"
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"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!"
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"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"
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"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul"
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"Climb the mountains and get their good tidings"
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"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"


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