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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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Diplomacy Quote
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Change Quote
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
Motivational Quote
To be a great champion you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are.
Wise Quote
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
Life Quote
Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.
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