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John Burroughs Quotes
Brief author info: John Burroughs (1837-1921) American naturalist, essayist, poet.
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The secret of happiness is something to do.
How much there is in books that one does not want to know, that it would be a mere weariness and burden to the spirit to know.
We can outrun the wind and the storm, but we cannot outrun the demon of Hurry.
I seldom ... go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral.
One may return to the place of his birth, He cannot go back to his youth.
Serene, I fold my hands and wait, Nor care for wind, nor tide, nor sea; I rave no more gainst time or fate, For lo! my own shall come to me.
One is tempted to say that the most human plants, after all, are the weeds.
I think rain is as necessary to my mind as to vegetation. My very thoughts become thirsty, and crave moisture.
The best promoter of health is something to do.
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