Quotation Explorer - 'John Burroughs'

To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, but to imagine your facts is another. - John Burroughs
Man takes root at his feet, and at best he is no more than a potted plant in his house or carriage till he has established communication with the soil by the loving and magnetic touch of his soles to it. - John Burroughs
The secret of happiness is something to do - John Burroughs
Life is a struggle, but not a warfare. - John Burroughs
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. - John Burroughs
The tendinous part of the mind, so to speak, is more developed in winter; the fleshy, in summer. I should say winter had given the bone and sinew to literature, summer the tissues and the blood. - 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. The longer I live, the more my mind dwells upon the beauty and the wonder of the world. - 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
The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is 'look under foot.' You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think. - John Burroughs
Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him. - John Burroughs
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’. - John Burroughs
The kingdom of heaven in not a place but a state of mind. - John Burroughs
It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative. - John Burroughs
You can fail many times, but you're not a failure until you begin to blame somebody else. - John Burroughs
To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday. - John Burroughs
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