John Burroughs, Essayist, 1837-1921
“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
“How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.” ~ John Burroughs
He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter…. In winter the stars seem to have rekindled their fires, the moon achieves a fuller triumph, and the heavens wear a look of a more exalted simplicity. -John Burroughs, “The Snow-Walkers,” 1866
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The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. — John Burroughs Source
The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind. – John Burroughs