59 Total Quotes

John Burroughs Quotes

John Burroughs
Happiness comes most to persons who seek her least, and think least about it. It is not an object to be sought; it is a state to be induced. It must follow and not lead. It must overtake you, and not you overtake it.
John Burroughs
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For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice
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John Burroughs
If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.
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John Burroughs
Some scenes you juggle two balls, some scenes you juggle three balls, some scenes you can juggle five balls. The key is always to speak in your own voice. Speak the truth. That's Acting 101. Then you start putting layers on top of that.
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There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain that it is positively bad.
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Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
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For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service
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It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.
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A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins toblame somebody else and stops trying.
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To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.
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How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.
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Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my religion.
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John Burroughs
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ""To rise above little things
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To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
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John Burroughs
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
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The secret of happiness is something to do.
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John Burroughs
Life is a struggle, but not a warfare.
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John Burroughs
I have discovered the secret of happiness - it is work, either with the hands or the head. The moment I have something to do, the draughts are open and my chimney draws, and I am happy.
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John Burroughs
To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, to imagine your facts is another.
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John Burroughs
One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then.
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