Famous Quotes from ...

\nJohn Muir



    How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

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    The power of imagination makes us infinite.

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

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    The mountains are calling and I must go.

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    Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.

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    In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.

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