• Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world

    John Burroughs
  • One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’

    John Burroughs
  • I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see

    John Burroughs
  • Leap and the net will appear

    John Burroughs
  • The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us the less taste we shall have for the destruction of our race. Wonder and humility are wholesome emotions, and they do not exist side by side with a lust for destruction.{Speech accepting the John Burroughs Medal}

    John Burroughs
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